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Up to $40K in Copper Bologna Cable Stolen from Coal Company

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Reading Anthracite is reporting that someone made off with as much as $40,000 in copper wiring from its land in Cass Township.

According to information from State Police in Frackville, Reading Anthracite Co. reported the apparent theft happened sometime between Oct. 3 and Oct. 22.

The company says thieves got away with between 1,500 and 2,000 feet of industrial copper cable housed in rubber coating. It’s often referred to as Bologna Cable and is 3 inches in diameter.

Police say the bologna cable was taken from an area of land currently under maintenance near Valley Rd. in Cass Twp. The value on the stolen bologna cable is between $25,000 and $40,000.

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State Police are asking anyone with information on the missing bologna cable to call the Frackville barracks at 570-874-5300.


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