Police later managed to retrieve the ring and clean it and the hapless couple gave up searching for it.
Comments by netizens have been largely positive, with many saying this is what they love about NY, and others praising the city's police force.
Police were called, but the couple left after the ring could not be found. Police found the ring early the next morning.
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The NYPD has put out an alert for a mystery couple whose romantic Times Square proposal went seriously awry when the engagement ring fell through a utility grate, beyond their reach.
Eventually, police found it but had no way of contacting the couple.
"WANTED for dropping his fiancée's ring in @TimesSquareNYC", the New York Police Department tweeted on Saturday.
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Fortunately, photos of the couple were captured by nearby security cameras, so police released the images in hopes that they will help them make sure the ring gets back to its rightful owners.
An engagement ring recovered by the NYPD below a Times Square utility grate.
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Another son, Jeb - a former Florida governor - made an unsuccessful bid for the Republican nomination in 2016. He joined Clinton to raise funds for victims of the 2004 Asian tsunami and the 2010 Haiti natural disaster .