State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating the theft of fiber optic cable from a site in Schuylkill County.

Troopers said about a four-foot section of the cable was removed from a utility pole located at Post and Airport roads, in Barry Township, sometime between midnight and 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5.

The cable is the property of Verizon, Box 143, Tamaqua. Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (570) 593-2000.