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Covington Police searching for suspect in copper thefts

COVINGTON, KY (FOX19) -- Police are looking for a suspect who may be involved in numerous copper thefts throughout the city.

One of the thefts occurred at a Latonia business on two separate occasions. On December 8th an unknown male removed the copper coil of an industrial size air conditioning unit.

The second theft occurred on December 13 when the suspect returned to the same business and removed the copper coils to a second industrial size air condition unit and three other smaller residential size air conditioners. The damage to all of the units is estimated to cost the business $80,000.

In the video, the suspect is seen climbing a 20 foot high platform and also seen carrying the copper coil.

Anyone who may recognize the suspect is asked to call Crimestoppers at 513-352-3040 or the Covington Police Department at 859-292-2242.

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