Homes hit by copper thieves

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FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Two subdivisions under construction were broken into and stripped of copper piping and wiring, according to Forsyth County Sheriff’s incident reports.

On Aug. 4, the superintendent of Shiloh Woods subdivision told deputies four homes in the development were broken into.

He said the units had $450 copper line sets taken out of the homes.

On July 30, the superintendent of Bridgetown subdivision told deputies three foreclosed homes had the copper lines taken off the water heater and air conditioning units inside the attics.

The thieves took about $200 in copper piping from each home and overlooked other valuables.

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