J.K. Rowling is a name that will forever be etched into history. For nearly two decades her stories have captivated us and taken readers into the world of Harry Potter. Amusement parks have been built based on her magical stories, and the franchise continues with new movies that have been taking us back to the wizarding world, the latest of which is "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them."

Handwritten manuscript stolen

Now, J.K. Rowling is involved in her own true life mystery.

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It was recently revealed that a rare, one-of-a-kind handwritten manuscript written by J.K. Rowling was stolen during a robbery that took place in Kings Heath, a small town near Birmingham, England.

The manuscript was penned by Rowling on both sides of an A5 post-it card. It is said that the manuscript is a prequel to the orginial Harry Potter storyline.

Rowling reaches out on social media with help of police

J.K Rowling herself took to social media, pleading for help from her millions of fans and followers. She is hoping that through networking and her large fan base that someone, anyone, will give details as to the whereabouts of the missing manuscript. She has not revealed if the manuscript contains vital information about upcoming stories in the works, but one thing is clear: the Harry Potter franchise never would have exsisted if Rowling had not dedicated her life to the story.

The West-Midland Police Department has also joined Rowling by asking residents and Harry Potter fans alike to help aid in the search for the missing manuscript.

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Only a select few know what was written. It is Rowling's hope that the prequel will be returned safely without anything being leaked or made public. She hopes it is kept quiet and remains untarnished. Anyone who publishes the manuscript could face copyright infringment charges. They also may be considered witnesses or charged with involvement in the theft. If anyone has evidence or knows the whereabouts of the missing manuscript, they are urged to call the West Midlands Police Department.