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LOS ANGELES – Two men dressed as utility workers to avoid suspicion while they cut a hole in a roof to break into a California coin shop, police said.

Investigators said the men cut a hole in the roof of the Great American Coin Co. and, over the course of several days, stole nearly $200,000 worth of coins from multiple safes, KCBS reported.

A resident who lives near the coin shop recorded the men Wednesday afternoon loading bags filled with coins into a white van and called 911. The suspects got away before sheriff’s deputies arrived, KCBS reported.

The shop has been closed because of the coronavirus.