Police: Man Steals Copper from Home

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HAZLETON — Police are looking for a thief who stole expensive metal from a home in Hazleton.

Police said a man broke into a basement on North Laurel Street around 3 p.m. Tuesday.

About 30 to 40 feet of copper piping was taken from the home in Hazleton.

According to police, the building owner saw a male between 5’10″ and 6’0″ with red hair standing in the backyard of the building carrying a black bag.

Police said the man then left the area and walked toward Wyoming Street.  Anyone with information is asked to call police.