Man Wanted for Stealing Copper

WEST PITTSTON — Police in Luzerne County are searching for a man they claim broke into a home in West Pittston and stole copper piping.

Authorities said Seid Aptiliasimov, along with two others, broke into a home on Nassau Street in October and stole copper piping in the basement. He later was caught on surveillance cameras selling the same piping at a local junk yard.

Police said Aptiliasimov’s brother, Adam, was charged for his involvement in the burglary. Officers said the other man plans to turn himself in.¬†

Aptiliasimov faces burglary and theft charges.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call West Pittston police at 570-655-7780.

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