Basic JavaScript - Profile Lookup

Tell us what’s happening:
Describe your issue in detail here.
returning an error not sure where

// running tests
SyntaxError: unknown: Unexpected token (33:34)

  31 | for (let i = 0; i < contacts.length; i++) {
  32 |     if (contacts[i][firstName] == name) {
> 33 |       return contacts[i][prop] || return "No such property";
     |                                   ^
  34 |     }
  35 | }
  36 | return "No such contact";

Your code so far

// Setup
const contacts = [
  {
    firstName: "Akira",
    lastName: "Laine",
    number: "0543236543",
    likes: ["Pizza", "Coding", "Brownie Points"],
  },
  {
    firstName: "Harry",
    lastName: "Potter",
    number: "0994372684",
    likes: ["Hogwarts", "Magic", "Hagrid"],
  },
  {
    firstName: "Sherlock",
    lastName: "Holmes",
    number: "0487345643",
    likes: ["Intriguing Cases", "Violin"],
  },
  {
    firstName: "Kristian",
    lastName: "Vos",
    number: "unknown",
    likes: ["JavaScript", "Gaming", "Foxes"],
  },
];

function lookUpProfile(name, prop) {
  // Only change code below this line
for (let i = 0; i < contacts.length; i++) {
    if (contacts[i][firstName] == name) {
      return contacts[i][prop] || return "No such property";
    }
}
return "No such contact";
  // Only change code above this line
}

lookUpProfile("Akira", "likes");

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Challenge: Basic JavaScript - Profile Lookup

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why it looks so difficult((

You cannot put an OR between two return statements

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