01/06/2016 03:05 EST | Updated 01/06/2016 03:59 EST

Saskatchewan RCMP Officer Moonlights As Santa After Presents Found On Side Of Road

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SWIFT CURRENT, Canada — RCMP in Saskatchewan say they have helped out Santa with some post-Christmas deliveries.

They took to Twitter on Tuesday to explain that an officer with the Swift Current detachment was on patrol last weekend when he spotted a blue tote bag at the side of the Trans-Canada Highway near Tompkins, Sask.

He took a look inside and found a bunch of wrapped Christmas presents inside.

Figuring the jolly old man must have accidentally dropped a few of his deliveries on Christmas Eve, the officer notified the RCMP dispatch centre and waited to hear if the bag was reported missing.

It was, so this week the constable met up with the bag's owner in Swift Current.

The presents are now on their way again to their destination in Thunder Bay, Ont.


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