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Brazen copper theft at Penticton foundry

A 1,000-pound spool of copper was taken from Penticton Foundry Ltd. over the weekend.
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April 26, 2016 - 10:30 AM

PENTICTON - Brazen thieves took off with a hefty haul from a business in Penticton’s industrial area earlier this week.

Police are continuing their investigation into a theft at Penticton Foundry which occurred sometime on the evening of April 24, Penticton RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Jill Wrigglesworth says.

Thieves managed to remove a 1,000-pound spool of copper from the premises Sunday night.

A forklift located on site was used to load the cargo and a 1989 Chevy truck was also taken during the incident.

No staff were on the premises at the time of the theft.


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