Unidentified persons broke open a window of a private bank in Villivakkam and decamped with coins worth ₹20,000, the police said.
Lakshmi Vilas Bank is functioning on the ground floor and basement of a private building. On the first floor, customer services are handled while the safe lockers are located in the basement.
On Monday, the staff noticed a concrete window had been broken open and unidentified persons were suspected to have gained entry. On checking, the staff found coins worth ₹20,000 were missing from there. The cash and other valuables remained untouched. The Villivakkam police registered a case and investigated it.