RUNNEMEDE — Police say a New Jersey man "did the honest thing" when he called police about a bag containing $10,000 in cash he found lying on the street.

Rob Phy, 48, says he was driving home when he spotted the bag in the street. reports the Runnemede resident got out of his car and kicked the bag, expecting trash.

Instead he discovered wads of cash. Phy says he took a picture, then moved it to the side and called police.

Police Chief Paul Dailey says the cash fell off a GardaWorld armored truck as it made a turn. The cash was returned.

Dailey says Phy's actions show there are a lot of good people in the world.

An employee at GardaWorld in Runnemede declined to comment.

Sergio Bichao is deputy digital editor at New Jersey 101.5. Send him news tips: Call 609-359-5348 or email

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