Thief uses high-powered tool to break into safe at Waterford Township coin shop

Civil War bills, coins stolen from Gold & Silver Exchange on Highland Road

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WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Waterford Township police are looking for the crook who broke into a coin shop and used a high-powered hydraulic tool to get into a safe.

On Wednesday, police said someone used the tool to punch a series of holes into a safe at the Gold and Silver Exchange on Highland Road.

Hundreds of dollar bills, coins and silver bars dating back to the Civil War were stolen.

Anyone with information on the theft is asked to call Waterford Township police at 248-618-7515.

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