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$14,000 reported taken from Cape Coral home

By Staff | Nov 10, 2010

A man reported that $14,000 was stolen from a safe in his home.
On Tuesday, Cape Coral police responded to a report of a cash theft at a residence in the 500 block of Southeast Fifth Avenue. The man stated that he keeps a small key lock safe in his room containing $20,000 and several of his prescription medications, according to a police report.
When the man opened his safe to get some medication, he found $14,000 was missing. The safe is kept in a closet. None of his prescriptions had been touched, and he moved the remaining $6,000 to a safe place, the man said.
According to the report, the man has he only key to the safe.
Anyone with information can contact the Cape Coral Police Department at 574-3223 or Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at (800) 780-TIPS (8477).