NIAGARA FALLS, NY(WIVB) - Police are looking for thieves who made off with $100,000 in copper wiring from the former Wendt's Dairy in Niagara Falls.
The manager for the property in the 8400 block of Buffalo Avenue reported that the building had been broken into sometime between Sept. 7 and this past Sunday. Approximately 3,000 feet of copper wiring was taken as well as 50 to 60 electrical bus bars, from an electrical panel.
Thieves apparently would have used a ladder to get to the booty..
Damage, including that done to a steel door amounted to $102,700.
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