Police searching for alleged copper thieves in Whitley County

Police are searching for who is responsible for taking copper wiring from communication towers all across Whitley County.

Williamsburg Police say someone has stolen thousands of dollars worth of copper wire from communications towers in recent days.

Officials say the thefts apparently took place between Sunday evening and Tuesday morning and the 911, T-Mobile, and Bluegrass Cellular towers were all struck.

Police estimate the the thieves hit at least seven towers.

They hope to have an estimate of the damage in a few days.

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