Posted: Jul 14, 2013 8:41 AM by Melissa Anderson - MTN News
HELENA - Thieves hit Montana Hydraulics in search for copper wire earlier this week and made off with more than $1,500 worth of scrap metal.
The theft on Florence Street occurred sometime between Monday and Tuesday morning.
Helena Chief of Police Troy McGee says the thieves likely jumped over the fence and stole the wire, scrap copper, and copper connectors.
Copper is selling for about $2 a pound.
Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Crime stoppers at (406) 443.2000.