Major copper wire theft in Leduc/Nisku area

On September 23, 2016, Leduc RCMP responded to a break and enter to the Alta Fab Structures industrial yard at 9 Avenue in Nisku.

  • Sep. 26, 2016 4:00 p.m.

Submitted by Cst. Geoff Harnum

Leduc RCMP

On September 23, 2016, Leduc RCMP responded to a break and enter to the Alta Fab Structures industrial yard at 9 Avenue in Nisku. Access was gained to the property and approximately $50,000 in copper wire was stolen. The theft was believed to have occurred sometime after September 21, 2016.

The Leduc RCMP are continuing to investigate the incident and are seeking the public’s assistance. If you have information about this incident, please call the Leduc RCMP at 780-980-7200. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stopperswww.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).

Editor’s note: The price of copper as a commodity has been relatively high over the past few years. Police investigation in the past has revealed thieves sell the copper to salvage or crap dealers.

 

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