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Thieves Cause Over $100G Worth Of Damage Stealing Copper From Churches

Richland County sheriff’s deputies say copper thieves have hit nine churches in the southeastern part of the county since the beginning of the year.


Copper thievery has been on the rise in one North Carolina town, where buildings are being targeted multiple times for tens of thousands of dollars in copper. (credit: Nick Ansell/PA Wire/Getty Images)

Thieves Steal Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars Worth Of Copper From Factories

Run-down, vacant warehouses and factories may not have any use for their former inhabitants or residents in one east North Carolina town, but thieves have cashed in on the buildings for their copper in the past few months.