Believe it or not, skilled robbers tunneled 100-feet underground and through three feet thick concrete walls to break into a Berliner Volksbank’s vault, stealing money and valuables estimated to be worth more than $12.7-million (£8.7). Continue reading for a news report, more pictures, and additional information.

Police were left stumped when they discovered the giant hole cut through the wall with what appeared to be four cylindrical devices at the Volksbank in the western Steglitz district of Berlin, Germany. It is believed the thieves tunneled for several weeks, starting from a nearby lock-up garage rented under a false name which they used to gain access to the strongroom.