CMPD Seeking Public’s Help in January 7, 2014 Theft of Copper Wire that Resulted in Fire

From, January 8, 2014

Thieves did thousands of dollars worth of damage when trying to steal from a Charlotte business Tuesday.

It happened just before 3 a.m. at the Ashley Furniture location in the 2100 block of Distribution Center Drive.

The suspects pried open a power box connected to the building, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.

Investigators say they tried, but failed to steal the shop’s copper tubing. A fire started during their attempt. Police say they’re also responsible for graffiti on the property.

In total, the damage amounted to $12,000.

CMPD Officers are asking that anyone that may have information on this incident call them via 911.

Published in: on January 10, 2014 at 12:26 pm  Leave a Comment  

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