Calgary police seeking public assistance in theft of $30,000 coin collection
The Calgary Police Service is seeking public assistance in a residential break and enter that took place last month, in which an expensive and rare coin collection was stolen.
Sometime between Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 at approximately 8 p.m., and Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 at approximately 9 a.m., an unknown suspect(s) gained entry into a detached garage located at the 3000 block of 40 Street S.W. Inside the garage was a safe that contained a coin collection valued at approximately $30,000.
The resident of the home noticed the safe was missing at approximately 9:50 a.m., on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 when he went to leave for work. The victim immediately noticed the missing safe and several items in the garage, while not missing, had allegedly been moved from their original place.
Images of some of the unique coins are available on The City of Calgary Newsroom. Anyone who may have information about this break and enter or about the missing safe is asked to contact police.
Citizens and business owners who are looking to purchase collectible coins are asked to be on the lookout as well.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the police by calling 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers anonymously by using either of the following methods: