DELANO TWP., Pa. - Police are looking for some thieves who aren't afraid of heights.
According to a news release, thieves cut down around 14 spans of copper neutral wires from PPL's main power line network near Interstate 81 in Delano Township in Schuylkill County.
The theft happened sometime between Tuesday and Thursday.
The total lengths of the wires were estimated between 2500 and 3000 feet, and damages were estimated at more than $20,000.
Police said leads are being pursued, but anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to call state police at Frackville.
- PennEast Pipeline would fuel Blue Mountain expansion
- Bird mites cleared from Lehighton High School
- Tip from Facebook staff leads to arrest of East Stroudsburg man for child porn
- Leiby's reopens in Tamaqua
- Schuylkill mom says welfare officials okay with 'cage'
- Truck goes off cliff, lands on railroad tracks
- Updated New Jersey resident finds severed foot and partial ankle in sneaker
- DA criticizes state police investigation of shooting by troopers
- Updated Going the distance: Local couple celebrates 2,700 rides on Dorney's "Steel Force"
- 3 white men, 2 white women seated for Cosby jury
- Pershing Square reduces holding in Air Products
- Updated Rehearsal underway for 2017 Freddy's
- Crews assessing damage after car slams into restaurant
- Stroudsburg church to begin 'organ' transplant
- PSU Berks, Penn State Health St. Joseph team up for new 'Launchbox'
- Police: Upper Saucon man shoots nephew, chases him on golf cart