June 17, 2019 10:20 am

Suspect steals $600 of copper wire from Guelph cell tower: police

Guelph police say copper wire was stolen from a cell tower on Friday.

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Guelph police say $600 worth of copper wire was stolen from a cell tower in the city’s east end.

The alleged incident happened at around 10:30 p.m. on Friday in the area of York and Victoria roads.

Police said a man entered the cell tower’s shelter and swiped the wire.

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Copper is valuable as scrap since it can be used for many items.

Anyone with information is asked to call Guelph police at 519-824-1212 ext. 7309.

Anonymous tips can be left with Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submitted on its website.

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