Hundreds of items, including gold tooth, found under The Beach ball pit

Chris Cato reports

- It was fun while it lasted! The indoor attraction known as "The Beach" is officially closed for the season.

After 20 days of free fun at Amalie Arena, workers packed up all those plastic balls. When they got down to the floor of the arena, they discovered a world of lost treasure.

Phones, sunglasses, pacifiers, you name it; the lost items of The Beach were revealed after the cleanup.

When the crew cleared out all those balls, they found more than 600 lost items, including two diamond engagement rings and one gold tooth.

The ring owners have come forward. The tooth owner has not.

Amalie had lockers for people to put their valuables in before diving into the balls, but clearly some people did not take advantage.

Jewelry, sunglasses (a lot of sunglasses), watches, hats, more than 50 cell phones, many of which have already been claimed, and shoes, all waiting to be found at the bottom of the ball pit.

There were also many single shoes, many of them children’s shoe sizes, plus socks, baby bottles, pacifiers, a baby Bjorn, thankfully without the baby in it, fitness trackers, a cowboy hat, and of course the gold tooth that we're not allowed to show you.

Because, like the cell phones, whoever claims it needs to be able to describe it.

So, if you're out there wondering where your golden tooth may have gone, call Amalie Arena at 813-301-6502. You will have to provide an image of the gold tooth in your mouth. No, we are not kidding.

Anyone looking for other lost items may also give them a call. Amalie Arena officials said to describe item, be specific, and they will see if it matches anything on their inventory list. Then someone will call you back.

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