Photo Courtesy of Springfield City Utilities

Copper Wire Theft Causes Street Lights Outage along West Bypass in Springfield

Springfield City Utilities officials say copper wire theft continues to be a problem.

Street lights are out on West Bypass between Division and Kearney because of copper wire being stolen.

C-U Spokesman Joel Alexander says thieves are taking the underground cable between street lights.

Alexander says people are also taking overhead cable between utility poles.

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