Thieves steal thousands in copper from Westar Energy worksite

WICHITA, Kansas — The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Department is searching for a person who took copper from three Siemens Goab Switches from a Westar Energy worksite located near 1900 S. 135th Street West.

It happened between May 20th and June 3rd near 1900 S.135th Street West

The suspects stripped the copper from the switches then left the switches on site.

The loss is estimated at $8,400. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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