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Copper water pipes taken

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[June 05, 2008]  The Lincoln Police Department has investigated three reports of copper pipe thefts in the following locations:

  • 2200 block of North Kickapoo Street; reported April 24

  • 400 block of North Monroe Street; reported June 4

  • 700 block of North McLean Street; reported June 4

The suspect or suspects are taking the copper water pipes in the residences. All the residences were vacant. The suspect or suspects are entering the residences through windows with air conditioner units or forcing their way inside through a window. The water has been left on and the residences have been flooded.

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Crime Stoppers has an answering machine to answer your calls. This is to protect you if you wish to remain anonymous. Your calls cannot be traced with this machine. You need to let Crime Stoppers know how you can be contacted about the incident, or you must watch to see if the subject has been arrested. This is so Crime Stoppers can make a payout to you.

[Text from file received from Lincoln Police Department]


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