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« on: February 17, 2010, 11:13:51 PM »
Huge coin haul stolen from bus depot
Page last updated Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Thieves who stole 20,000 mainly in coins from a Fife bus depot would have needed a wheelbarrow to carry off their haul, police have said.

The break-in happened at the Stagecoach bus depot on Flemington Road, Glenrothes, between 0100 GMT and 0430 GMT on Monday.

The thieves are thought to have crossed the A92 near to Preston roundabout.

They are then understood to have driven off in a vehicle which was parked nearby.

Det Insp Charlie Duncan, of Fife Constabulary, said: "The substantial weight of the coinage would suggest that those responsible used a wheelbarrow or similar to convey the money away from the premises.

"I urge members of the public to report any sightings of persons in the area of Preston roundabout during the relevant times or sightings of any vehicles in the area, before and after the break-in, that appeared to be suspicious to contact the police."

Source: BBC
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