$5,000 Worth Of Copper Stolen From Clayton Cell Tower

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An estimated $5,000 worth of copper ground wiring was stolen from a Clayton-area cellular phone tower Tuesday morning.

Deputes responded to a burglar alarm at the tower site in the 3000 block of Jack Road around 2:00am.

Authorities discovered where someone had cut a hole in a fence to gain entry and then open a door to the building.  An estimated 400 feet of copper was removed. 

The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office is investigating. WTSB File Photo