Police receive 90 tips on Berlin tunnel raid

Tips flow in after German police release images of tunnel dug in Berlin bank raid, suspect

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Police receive 90 tips on Berlin tunnel raid
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A hole and a tunnel are photographed in an underground parking lot in Berlin, Thursday Jan. 17, 2013. Bank robbers dug the 30-meter (100-foot) tunnel and raided a Berlin bank last weekend Jan. 12/13 2013. Police are still trying to determine what valuables were stolen from the deposit boxes. (AP Photo/dapd/ Clemens Bilan)

BERLIN (AP) -- German police say they have received dozens of tips after releasing images of the 45-meter (150-foot) tunnel dug by robbers into the safe deposit room of a Berlin bank last weekend.

Police also issued an artist's sketch of a stocky man in his 30s or 40s considered a possible suspect in the audacious heist.

Spokeswoman Diana Born said Friday that a special task force is sifting through 90 tips received over the past days.

Photographs show circular holes in the huge concrete wall of an underground parking garage where the robbers are believed to have begun their work last February.

Behind the wall the tunnel can be seen, supported by neat pillars to prevent it from collapsing.

Police still don't know what was stolen or how much it was worth.

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