$50K worth of collectible coins stolen from truck

NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA - October 16, 2011

The incident happened around 9:00 a.m. at Cottman Avenue and Kindred Street near the Sears Auto Center.

Police say a 54-year-old male was on his way to a coin show in Trevose when his GMC Truck suffered a flat tire.

He took his vehicle to the Sears Auto Center and went inside. When he returned to his truck, he noticed the front passenger window was broken.

A black satchel and a green rolling bag of his were missing from inside the vehicle.

The victim told police the two bags held $50,000 worth of collectible coins.

No arrests have been made.

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