SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) – Tuesday, Summerville Police responded to an antique mall after 250 antique coins were reported stolen.
Surveillance video shows a man shuffling through a display case. He eventually noticed other customer walk inside of the store. He reached in the case and grabbed what seemed to be a book of coins and left.
According to the police report, officers responded to 140 West Richardson Avenue, where the victim, Addam Coe stated a black book containing over 250 antique coins were stolen.
Reports say that Coe stated he rents counter space at the antique mall and placed a black book with 250 antique coins in the display case. Coe stated that he last saw the book on August 2, 2018 at 1 p.m. The report says when Coe came by the antique mall to check on the case, the book was gone.
Coe says the value of the coins are between $7000 and $10000. According to reports, the clerk on duty said she hadn’t seen anything suspicious in the last couple of days. The report says Coe said there was a coin show this past weekend and believes the coins are probably gone by now.
The report states the Coe said if the suspect(s) are found, he does not want to prosecute.