Dover Police are investigating a break-in and theft at a local coin business.

The burglary occurred at 2:56 a.m. Sept. 3, at First State Coin, in the Greentree Shopping Center, said police spokesman Lt. David Spicer.

The suspect got into the building by breaking out a front window with a piece of concrete block, and then broke three glass display cases with a hammer. The burglar took a number of  examples of collectable currency, to include red and blue Treasury seal bills, graded coins and silver, from the cases.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call Dover Police at 736-7111.

Anonymous tips may be submitted via Delaware Crime Stoppers at 800-847-3333, or online at