Thief gets away with $1.6m bucket of gold flakes
Police are looking for a thief who managed to carry an 86lb (36kg) bucket of gold flakes worth $1.6m (£1.2m) off a truck in New York.
Surveillance video showed the theft happened in just 20 seconds while the armoured truck was briefly unattended.
The man struggled to carry the gold, taking an hour to lug his loot on a usually 10-minute walk, footage showed.
Authorities believe the man is hiding out in Florida's Orlando or Miami area, but he is still at large.
"I think he just saw an opportunity, took the pail and walked off," said NYPD Detective Martin Pastor, adding he believed... read more
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