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NIAGARA FALLS – Several teenagers were seen breaking into an apartment just after midnight Wednesday in the 1500 block of LaSalle Avenue while the owner was at work. The intruders made off with several jars of coins valued at a total of $1,250.

A witness told police he was asleep and heard pounding and then saw three to five males fleeing from a first floor apartment.

The victim said a south side door was forced open and two containers of change, one with $500 in American currency and another with $750 in Canadian coins, were stolen. Total loss and damage amounted to $1,450.