APD searches for copper thief suspect

APD searches for copper thief suspect

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Albany Police are trying to find those responsible for stealing a large amount of copper.

It happened sometime between October 28, and November 1.

Police said the thief or thieves got into a switch box at Georgia-Florida Railroad in the 1500 block of Mitchell Avenue.

It isn't clear how much copper they took but a railroad employee said they caused $500,000 worth of damage.

Detectives are checking recycling centers.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Albany Police Department.

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