Sledgehammer used to break into Bedford Metal Recycling, police say

Sledgehammer used to break into Bedford Metal Recycling, police say

BEDFORD, OH (WOIO) - Police are looking for the suspects who used a sledgehammer to break through the cinder block wall at Bedford Metal Recycling, located at 144 Northfield Road.

Once inside the business, officers said the suspects pried open a safe and stole about $137,000 worth of cash, metals, gold and coins.

Bedford police said suspects stole about $137,000 worth of metals, cash, gold and coins from Bedford Metal Recycling.
Bedford police said suspects stole about $137,000 worth of metals, cash, gold and coins from Bedford Metal Recycling.

Two weapons were also stolen.

The police report was made around 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 13 and police said the break-in happened sometime overnight.

Besides the sledgehammer, officers recovered a ball peen hammer at the scene.

If you have any information on this crime, please contact Bedford police.

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