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90-year-old woman targeted in copper theft

CHESTNUT HILL TWP., Pa. - State Police in Monroe County say a 90-year-old woman was targeted in a copper theft.

Police said the theft happened sometime around 3:30 a.m. Thursday in the 1100 block of Green Mountain Drive in Chestnuthill Township.

Police said the thief or thieves used the basement door to get into the woman's home.

After cutting piping out of the basement, police said the thief or thieves tried to go upstairs, but fled when they were alarmed by the owner waking up.

Anyone with information is asked to call State Police in Fern Ridge at 570-646-2271.

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Allentown, PA 18102




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