BURRELL TWP. (KDKA) — State police say mining equipment valued at more than $1 million was stolen in Indiana County Thursday.

It happened at the Rosebud Mining Company along Route 22 in Burrell Township.

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Police say someone stole 50 SCR bridges and 35 Firing Packages.

“The equipment that’s missing, that was stolen is actually electrical components,” said Trooper Clifford Greenfield

The materials are described as “essential pieces of machinery needed to operate heavy mining equipment.”

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Trooper Greenfield said investigators believe the person who stole the materials took their time.

“We estimate the time frame of this theft to be March through May 4,” he said. “It would have required some degree of technical knowledge.”

The total value of the stolen items is listed as $1,081,830.

Anyone with information on this theft is asked to call PSP Indiana at (724)-357-1960.  

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