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Billings coin shop owner seeking suspected thieves

Posted at 11:01 PM, Nov 12, 2018
and last updated 2019-07-17 14:51:07-04

BILLINGS- A Billings West End coin shop has joined the list of possible targets on a nationwide crime spree.

Surveillance cameras got a good look at two men who walked into Grizzly Gold and Silver at 2450 King Ave. W. just before 6 p.m. Friday.

A dozen gold coins worth $13,000 were discovered missingshortly after they left.

The store manager told Q2 Monday that one of the men could be seen on camera palming coins and putting them in his pocket.

The manager said he thinks the suspects could be connected to a series of coin shop thefts in South Carolina, Iowa, Montana and Idaho.

A $1,000 reward is being offered by for information in the theft.

Anyone with information can call the store at 406-702-1516 or Billings police officer Justin Bickford at 406-657-3060 ext 0496.