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Abilene Police: String of copper wire thefts probed

By Ariana Garza, Weekend Anchor/Crime & Courts Reporter, agarza@ktxs.com
Published On: Feb 18 2013 01:15:53 PM CST
Updated On: Feb 18 2013 01:22:16 PM CST
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ABILENE, Texas -

Abilene police are investigating a string of copper wire thefts that caused approximately $10,000 in damages.

According to an incident report, unknown suspects stole a large amount of copper wiring from several north side businesses in the 2800 block of Vogel Avenue last week.

Police said it is possible that whoever stole the wiring is also responsible for similar thefts in other towns. 

Anonymous tips can be called in to Abilene Crime Stoppers at (325) 676-TIPS.