Treasure hunter finds hidden cash in Mesa park

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By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland
By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland

MESA, Ariz. -- It's the idea of finding free money, solving a puzzle and having some fun that brought a lot of people out to Chelsea Park in Mesa Tuesday morning. RC Cloma was one of those treasure hunters.

“I say, you know why not? I've got nothing to lose," Cloma said. "So I thought let's go for it."

It all started with clues announced on Twitter. Two pictures of street signs, 40th street, and then Arbor Avenue. The third tweet was a picture of the sign at Chelsea Park.

Those following @Hidden_CashAZ showed up to the park looking for money. It’s not a huge park, but big enough to create a challenge for everyone.

“It was awesome," Cloma said. "I mean, I was about to give up. I was looking for a good 15 minutes or so and I was on my way back to my car and I saw someone in one corner and I never looked over there. It was on a box, taped on a box."

Tucked inside an envelope with #Hidden_CashAZ written on it was $50. Since the clues were tweeted out, it only made sense for RC to tweet out a picture of his victory.

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