Rochester Business Discovers Large Theft Of Copper
Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester construction company is reporting the theft of hundreds of pounds of copper.
The theft was discovered Thursday morning by Elcor Construction.
The estimated ton of scrap copper was inside a building at 2535 Highway 14 West.
The thieves broke a door to get inside. They then apparently opened a larger overhead door to remove the copper.
Police were told the copper would have filled four pickup trucks.
The loss was put at $20,000. Also stolen were tools valued at $4,000.