Crime Stoppers - Copper Theft

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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Monday, November 12, 2012

Thieves get away with thousands of dollars worth of copper. Now police need your help tracking them down.

Sometime between 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 and 1 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, an unknown person broke into a gated area in the 6100 block of West 55th Street South. Two spools of copper wiring weighing 1,000 pounds were rolled out of the enclosure. Loss is valued at more than $8,000.

If you have any information about this theft or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111.

You can also submit a tip online at or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to CRIMES. It’s always secure and anonymous.

If your tip leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000 and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name.

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