Grant County authorities looking for man who stole 100 pounds of copper wire

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GRANT COUNTY, Ind. – Authorities in Grant County are investigating a copper wire theft from earlier this month.

According to the Grant County Sheriff’s Department, the theft happened on Feb. 2, when a man stole about 100 pounds of copper wire from someone’s property. It happened in Upland near County Road 1000 E and County Road 500 S.

Surveillance cameras captured images of the man, who wore a green military-style jacket, blue jeans, navy blue hoodie, black stocking cap and work gloves. Police released surveillance images of the suspect.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 765-662-TIPS (8477). Tipsters can remain anonymous and can earn a $1,000 cash reward for information leading to an arrest or indictment in a felony case.

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