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August 19, 2008
Susan Beasy Latto, Director, UMD Public Relations 218 726-8830 slatto@d.umn.edu
Sergeant Sean Huls, UMD Police 218 726-700 shuls@d.umn.edu


UMD ANNOUNCES $2,500 REWARD
REGARDING THEFT OF COPPER FROM CONSTRUCTION SITE


UMD announced today that a reward up to $2,500 is being offered for information leading to the arrests of persons involved in the theft of over $48,000 worth of copper from UMD's Chester Park construction site located on West College Street.

The theft took place on April 4, 2008 between the hours of 4:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. The thieves broke into a construction trailer and stole new copper pipes and fittings worth $48,204.

In the course of the investigation UMD Police gathered surveillance video from the construction site which was supplied to local media.

Suspect vehicle. Suspect vehicle.

NOTE: click on photos for full size

UMD police believe the suspect vehicle is a 1995 to 1999 dark colored GMC Yukon with after-market mag wheels. Multiple persons are believed to have been involved in the crime.

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION IS ASKED TO CALL
UMD POLICE at (218) 726-7000
or CALL ST LOUIS COUNTY EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT at (218) 727-8770


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