Police in Montgomery County are asking for the public’s assistance in finding those responsible for a burglary at an elementary school.
Deptford police say the home was hit twice in one week; once at the end of June and again at the beginning of July.
Lower Merion still has a number of older homes and apartment buildings that still have copper downspouts. Police say they prove to be attractive to thieves looking to make some quick cash.
Police say the thieves either take the entire unit or remove the copper tubing inside, which they sell to a scrap dealer.
They may not seem like your typical targets, but thieves in Montgomery County are looking for copper. Gutters and downspouts made of the precious metal are being stolen from people’s homes along the Main Line.