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Wire thefts reported in Longview

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LONGVIEW, WA (KPTV) -

Longview police are investigating wire thefts from city junction boxes and light poles.

Investigators say the thieves have stolen and caused thousands of dollars in damage to the lighting systems on Baltimore St., 38th Ave., Mt. Solo Rd., California Way, Tenant Way and Crocker Avenue. 

Police say during the last few weeks, thieves removed lids from several underground electrical junction boxes and cut the copper electrical wires inside.  The thieves also pulled the wire between the light poles. 

Police are asking the public to report any suspicious activity around light poles or information related to the thefts by calling (360) 577-3098.

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