MUHLENBERG TWP., Pa. -

Authorities said they've busted a man who took more than 7,000 pounds of stainless steel from his former employer.

Police said Chad Steffy took steel pipes from Summit Steel in Muhlenberg Township when he worked there earlier this year.

They said he sold the steel at scrap yards for about $14,000.

Steffy has been charged with theft and receiving stolen property.