NIAGARA FALLS – A New Jersey man told police Monday that he drove home and left his knapsack in restaurant on Portage Road on Sunday.

The man said he called the restaurant to see if it was found, but the knapsack was missing. The bag contained a 14K gold rope chain, valued at $650, and a one ounce, 24K Liberty gold medallion valued at $1,750.

Police questioned why he waited a day to contact police. The man said he was in a rush to get back home to his job.