Copper Telephone Cable Thefts Investigated

SMITH TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — You could get $50,000 if you know who is stealing copper telephone cables in Washington and Lawrence Counties.

Verizon is offering the reward because it says the thefts are a threat to public safety.

The thefts have happened in Washington and Lawrence Counties.

Since the end of January, more than 9,000 feet of copper cable has reportedly been stolen.

Anyone with information on the cases is being asked to call:

  • State Police: 412-787-2000
  • Smith Township Police: 724-947-5069
  • Verizon Security: 1-800-997-3287

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