Cell Phone Tower Copper Theft

A crime alert in Clark County, where police are looking for a copper thief.

Workers at the Verizon tower on US 60 made the discovery this morning when they arrived at work.

Verizon officials won't say how much copper was stolen.

They do tell us, however, that cell phone service will not be interrupted.

The price of copper has gone up five-fold in the last few years. Back in 2003, copper sold for $.70 a pound. Now, it's $3 a pound.

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