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Cops on quest after copper caper

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RCMP are on the hunt for some copper cable.

On Thursday, Headingley RCMP received a call regarding the theft of some copper wire at a Manitoba Hydro substation in the R.M. of MacDonald. It’s believed the incident occurred Wednesday.

Besides the missing cable, which is estimated to be worth $20,000, damages were also incurred to a section of fence at the substation (the fence was torn apart to steal the grounding cables). Replacement costs of the fence figure to be in the $100,000 range.

If you have any information on this incident, contact Headingley RCMP at (204) 831-5929 or Manitoba Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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