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      $65,000 worth of copper wire stolen in Darlington County

      This is what the stolen copper spool looks like. Courtesy, Andy Locklair.



      A large industrial spool of copper wire estimated at $65,000 was stolen from Nucor Steel between 1 and 3 a.m. Sunday, according to Andy Locklair with the Darlington County Sheriff's Office.


      The copper has a reddish, purple coating and is 3 inches in diameter.


      Police believe they have four male suspects after reviewing survelience video.


      The suspects loaded the wire with a forklift onto a utility trailer and drove away, said Locklair.


      If you have any information regarding this crime, please call the Darlington County Sheriff's Office at (843) 398-4501.

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