Burglar steals £1,000 after drilling into house in Sheffield

A burglar escaped with £1,000 after drilling into a house in Sheffield and finding a stash of coins.

Friday, 5th January 2018, 7:47 am
Updated Friday, 5th January 2018, 7:50 am
An investigation is underway into a burglary in Harthill Road, Woodthorpe

The crook struck at Harthill Road, Woodthorpe, between 5.30pm and 7.50pm yesterday.

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South Yorkshire Police said the rear door lock to the house was drilled to gain entry.

A large quantity of £2 coins and 50p pieces, worth around £1,000, was stolen.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101.