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Copper Thieves Strike in Garland County

The wire was stolen from an area near Crestview Cemetery.

HOT SPRINGS, AR -- Thieves have done thousands of dollars after stealing wire from an area near Crestview Cemetery in Garland County.

According to KLRT Content Partner Hot Springs Daily, a report has been filed with the Garland County Sheriff’s Department after copper wire was stolen from the area.

Officials with  AT&T say that someone climbed a pole, cut the wire and took the cable.

AT&T officials report that the thieves took 350 feet of wire.

 The value and damages were estimated to be $7,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Garland County Sheriff's Office.

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