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Theft of copper wire being probed

Published September 14. 2012 05:03PM

State police at Frackville are investigating the theft of copper ground wire from a Schuylkill County site.

Troopers said unknown criminals entered the Crown Castle cell tower site located at 861 Mountain Road, in Blythe Township, and removed two rolls of the wire, which was located in a fenced in area. They also cut about 150-feet of ground wire from the cell tower. The incident occurred sometime between Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 4:50 p.m. and 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (570) 874-5300.

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