Tom Hanks finds student's ID in NYC park, tries to find owner named 'Lauren'

ByMike Waterhouse WABC logo
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Tom Hanks attends "An Evening of SeriousFun Celebrating the Legacy of Paul Newman", hosted by the SeriousFun Children's Network at Avery Fisher Hall on Monday, March 2, 2015.

NEW YORK -- Actor Tom Hanks found a student's identification card at a park in New York City, and has taken to social media to try to find its owner.

Hanks posted this message at 12:02 p.m. Tuesday to his 10.4 million followers on Twitter:

We don't know exactly which park the ID card was located, but it was likely Central Park.

Hanks' attempt to return the lost item immediately got people talking.

A man claiming to be one of Lauren's professors tweeted back at Hanks:

We'll keep you posted on what happens. Keep checking abc7NY for the latest information.