Copper Piping Stolen From Empty Homes in Ansonia

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    Ansonia police are investigating after copper piping was stolen from empty homes.

    According to police, the burglaries are entering vacant homes through the basements and cutting out exposed copper piping.

    Police said three burglaries have occurred in the past week and a fourth happened in January. Vacant houses on Hall Street, Howard Avenue, Scotland Street and Greenfield Drive have been targeted, and investigators believe the burglaries happened overnight.

    No suspects have been identified at this point.

    Anyone who notices suspicious activity is asked to contact Ansonia police at 203-735-1885 or call 911.