Sheriff’s department investigating large theft of copper

WICHITA, Kansas – The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a large copper theft.

It happened between June 21st at 11 p.m. and June 22nd at 7:30 a.m.

Police say an unknown person entered a business in the 10000 block of North 247th Street West and took several spools of copper wire.

The total loss was $57,000.

Any information about this crime should be reported to Sheriff Investigations at 660-5300 or Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. 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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