No Fort Knox: 30 pounds of gold, silver stolen from Pa’s house
A house piled with pounds and pounds of splinters and gold turned out not to be Fort Knox.
Instead as WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh reportedthe Washington County, Pennsylvania home that housed all of the precious metals was the scene of a relatively simple burglary over the weekend.
The State of Pa Police. told WTAE that the burglar or burglars broke a back door window, entered the home and stole two boxes of silver coins and bars and some gold coins.
All in all, state police say the burglar got away with £30 of the expensive precious metal. (More details below)
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The break-in was discovered at a house on Weir Cole Road in Morris Township on Saturday afternoon.
The homeowner, who hoarded gold and silver and entrusted his precious metals to a box in his home – rather than a safe deposit box – was not identified in the report.
According to the latest report, the police had no suspects in the case.