Thousands of pounds stolen in 20 pence pieces

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By David Hunter

Thousands of pounds worth of twenty pence pieces have been stolen from a house in North Belfast. 

Police say an intruder may have cut himself gaining access to a property in Greenhill Grove last night. 

A number of other items were taken in the Burglary which occured sometime between 6.30pm and 11pm. 

Police say two large jars containing the coins were stolen.
Sergeant Keith Wilson said:“We would appeal to anyone who may have seen anything to get in touch with police on the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 212 of 5/4/17. 
“And we would also ask businesses or banks in the area to be vigilant and alert to anyone trying to spend or change these coins into notes or larger denominations.

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