US $ 1 million silver bullion stolen from truck traveling between Sydney and Melbourne
(Kitco News) In a year-end robbery, thieves found $ 1 million worth of silver bars that disappeared from a truck traveling between Sydney and Melbourne, Australia.
The police asked the population for help and published the pictures of the silver bars.
“The robbery and felony team’s detectives are asking for information after US $ 1 million silver bars were stolen from a truck traveling between Sydney and Melbourne,” New South Wales police said in a press release.
The missing silver was reported when the truck arrived in Melbourne on November 29, after leaving New South Wales on November 26. The raid happened while the truck was underway.
A total of 192 individual 5 kg silver bars were stolen. They were transported by a Kenworth truck and a silver Krueger trailer.
The precious metal is valued at $ 1,015,000, which is more than $ 720,000.
To facilitate the investigation, the police published a picture of the missing silver bar and the packaging in which the precious metal was being transported.
“The police are appealing to anyone who has information about the incident or who may have seen the Kenworth truck and Krueger trailer while driving to contact Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000,” the statement said.
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