Copper pipe thieves arrested in Henrico

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) – Police in Henrico made a quick arrest after two men were caught stealing copper pipes from a foreclosed home.

Around 3:30 p.m. Friday, a bankruptcy agent visited the home in the 3000 block of Putney Road. The agent heard a noise and called police.

When officers arrived, they found the two men, under the house with the copper piping in hand.

The men were charged with theft, unlawful entering of the home, and vandalism.

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