AURORA, Ind. — Police are investigating a string of copper thefts hitting at least 11 vacant Aurora homes within the last month.
Aurora Police Chief Josh Daughtery said investigators believe all of the recent cases are connected, particularly because they have one thing in common: there’s a ‘ForSale’ sign out front.
“(They’re) very soft targets when you have vacant houses like that,” Daughtery said. “There’s nobody there.”
He said it creates a situation where thieves can easily slip in and out, in the meantime ripping apart power boxes and smashing through walls, leaving behind thousands of dollars in damages.
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