An incident of copper theft occurred at a Mt. Airy bank, according to a release from the Philadelphia Police Department.
According to reports, this latest incident of copper theft in the Mt. Airy-Chestnut Hill area took place at the Bank of America on Chew Avenue on October 2. Police say a witness saw an unknown person force entry into the front door and take
some copper pipe estimated to be worth $400.
This incident is the latest in a series of copper thefts reported in the fall, including an incident in which over $10,000 of copper was reported stolen.
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Police are investigating the incidents.