State police at Fern Ridge are investigating a burglary that occurred at a Monroe County residence in which copper piping was stolen.

Troopers said the incident occurred at a residence along Bartonsville Woods Road off Twin Lakes Road, in Jackson Township. Entry was gained by breaking a sliding glass door. Once inside the criminals removed copper pipes from the home. The suspects may have fled in a small green in color Chevrolet S10 or GMC Jimmy, troopers added. The vehicle had a bed cap on it, green in color. The home is owned by James Knerr, 63, of Stroudsburg.

The incident was reported at 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 31.