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Tractor-trailer with $500,000 worth of Coach bags stolen in New Jersey

Posted at 1:28 PM, Dec 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-09 13:28:31-05
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 16:  Marissa Karagiorgos, wearing Camilla and Marc blazer and Gucci loafers, and Bec Karagiorgos, wearing Ellery pants and Coach handbag, arrive ahead of the Georgia Alice show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Resort 17 Collections at Carriageworks on May 16, 2016 in Sydney, New South Wales.  (Photo by Caroline McCredie/Getty Images)

A truck with $500,000 worth of Coach bags inside was stolen in Newark, New Jersey on Friday morning, police said. Coach bags range in price from $89-$1,400. (Photo by Caroline McCredie/Getty Images)

NEWARK, N.J. — A tractor-trailer packed with half a million dollars worth of Coach purses was stolen from a warehouse in Newark on Friday morning, officials said.

The luxury purses were stolen from SalSon Logistics, a storage facility, around 8:30 a.m., police officials said. Four pallets of purses were in the tractor-trailer at the time of the theft.

Police are investigating the theft of the luxury handbag-filled truck, officials said. Officers have not been able to locate the bags or the tractor trailer.

Coach bags range in price from $89-$1,400 on the Coach website.

Newark police have asked anyone with information to call the department’s 24-hour Crime Stopper tip line at 1-877-NWK-TIPS (1-877-695-8477) or 1-877-NWK-GUNS (1-877-695-4867). All anonymous Crime Stopper tips are kept confidential and could result in a reward.