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Mt. Vernon police search for suspect using gold coins

(Source: Mt. Vernon Police Department) (Source: Mt. Vernon Police Department)
MT. VERNON, IL (KFVS) -

The Mt. Vernon Police Department is investigating after a large number of gold colored $1 coins were stolen.

Police say some of the coins have been recovered.

However, police believe some of the others have been used in the area.

The Mt. Vernon Police Department wants businesses to be on the lookout for anyone who might try to change these coins out for currency or attempt to use them to make a purchase.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Mt. Vernon Police Department Detective Division at 618-242-2131.

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