COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – A rare BMW race car is back with its owner again after someone stole it in Colorado Springs. It was the keen eyes of a good samaritan that lead to the discovery.

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Dr. Rick Meining helped restore a 1965 BMW for the automaker’s 100th anniversary. Only 200 of the model were made.

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It was in a trailer which was stolen last weekend. Meining was devastated.

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“It would have been a real loss for a lot of people who are fans of a car like this,” he said.

Then, a woman noticed the trailer in her neighborhood after seeing it on Facebook. She called the sheriff’s office and deputies responded.

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Although she doesn’t want to be identified, she’s glad to have helped.

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“I was just thrilled. I was really happy for him that he got his baby back,” she said. “I’m super happy. Wow!”

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To make the situation a little sweeter, Meining and the woman realized they know each other. The doctor and the former nurse worked on several cases together in an emergency room.

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It’s not clear if anyone has been arrested.