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[VIDEO] Oops! Man proposes in Times Square and Then Drops The Ring In The Drain

With the help of social media, NYPD was able to track down the couple who dropped an engagement down the drain in the middle of busy Times Square.

This will be quite a story to tell during the reception toast.

A man who wanted to make the picture-perfect proposal for his girlfriend started out like that in Times Square over the weekend, until he accidentally dropped the ring down the grate!

Surveillance video captures the exact moment when the man popped the big question in the middle of Times Square on Friday night [Nov. 30].  The woman said yes, but before the man could put the ring on her finger, he dropped it in the grate. Later it was discovered that the ring did make it around the woman’s finger, but it was too big and slipped off.

“The guy was doing everything,” Yann Geoffrey, a witness told WCBS, ” even pulled up gum and tried to put it down the hole over there.