Pennies from 1967 stolen in a burglary at a home in Elm

A 1967 penny

A 1967 penny - Credit: Archant

A collection of pennies all dating from 1967 have been stolen from a house in Elm.

The pennies - which will be relevant for anybody celebrating a 50th birthday this year - were stored in three little hessian sacks at the owners’ home in Chapel Lane.

A Norfolk Police spokesman said they are: “Appealing for information following a burglary.

“It happened sometime between 10am and 9.10pm on Tuesday January 24 when suspect(s) gained access to a property in Chapel Lane and stole a money tin as well as three hessian sacks containing pennies and half pennies.

“Officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident or may have seen or heard anything suspicious in the area between the times stated.”

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Anyone with information should contact PC Sophie Thompson at King’s Lynn Police Station on 101 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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