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$50,000 in copper wire reported stolen from Fargo Electric Construction

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FARGO - Thieves broke into a Fargo business and stole $50,000 worth of copper wire over the weekend, police said.

The theft at Fargo Electric Construction is believed to have happened between Friday and this morning, when it was reported at about 7 a.m., Lt. Joel Vettel said.


After forcing their way into the building at 325 39th St. N., the culprits moved the company's trucks out of the way to get at the copper wire, then loaded it using the company's skid steers, he said.

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