Deputies hunting for thief who stole coin collection from camper

Deputies hunting for thief who stole coin collection from camper
(Source: KAIT-TV)

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A Jonesboro man says someone broke into his camper trailer this week and stole a briefcase full of antique coins.

The 51-year-old victim told Craighead County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeania Byrd that he left his camper trailer, located on CR 306, around 10:30 a.m. Monday.

When he returned at 4:30 p.m. he found the outside lock had been torn off.

He said the only thing missing was a briefcase containing his collection of valuable antique coins.

The man told Deputy Byrd the coins were worth $5,000.

There are no suspects at this time, according to the initial incident report.

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