Armed robbers in Mexico steal $2.5 million in gold coins

Armed robbers in Mexico steal $  2.5 million in gold coinsArmed robbers broke into a Mexican government coin manufacturer on Tuesday and filled a backpack with more than $ 2 million worth of gold coins from a vault that had been left open, security officials said. The daylight robbery was the latest high-profile crime to hit Mexico City, where crime has increased during record lawlessness plaguing the country. Two people, one wielding a firearm, broke into a “Casa de Moneda” branch in the morning after throwing a security guard to the ground and taking his gun, Mexico City police said.

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