JAY — Jay police are investigating the theft of about $5,000 in used and new copper from the North Jay Water District building.

Cpl. Jeffrey Fournier told the Sun Journal on Thursday that the burglary is believed to have occurred Monday night or early Tuesday. The copper was reported missing Wednesday morning. New rolled copper and an assortment of fittings and some used copper were among the items taken.

The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone who has information on the break-in is asked to call Jay police.

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