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Thieves steal $12K in copper from KC police tower

Thieves steal $12K in copper from KC police tower

November 1st, 2011 in News

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City police are looking for thieves who stole an estimated $12,000 worth of copper wiring and other metal items from a department radio tower.

The Kansas City Star reports a police officer checking the tower in the south-central part of the city over the weekend found a chain used to keep the gate shut had been cut.

Police say they discovered a large amount of wiring and other items were missing.

The Police Department says the theft did not affect radio service or the functioning of the system.


Information from: The Kansas City Star,