State Police Investigating Copper Wire Theft, Seeking Community's Help (VIDEO)

By Emma Koch

April 26, 2013 Updated Apr 26, 2013 at 6:25 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) -- The Indiana State Police in Fort Wayne is currently investigating the theft of a large quantity of copper wire that occurred within the last few weeks and are asking the public for any information that may lead to the arrest of those involved.

According to Master Trooper Gary Gerardot, sometime between March 22, 2013 and April 16, 2013, an unknown person(s) removed approximately 2,400 feet of buried #4 copper wire, valued at several thousands of dollars, from overhead light posts located on I-69 in the area of the 308 mile marker in Allen County.

Gerardot is asking that if anyone has any information about this incident to please call the Indiana State Police post in Fort Wayne at either (260) 432-8661 or (800) 552-0976 (Indiana only).

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