Burglar Causes $10,000 In Damage

A burglary suspect caused a reported $10,000 in damage to a Smithfield home during a break-in discovered on Saturday.

Smithfield Police responded to a vacant rental home on E. Langdon Avenue and discovered where someone had forced their way into the residence stealing about $100 worth of copper electrical wiring and metallic plumbing pipes.

The thief also caused approximately $10,000 in damage to the interior walls while stealing the wiring and pipes.

Anyone with information about the break-in, which occurred between Dec. 22nd – 29th, is asked to contact Smithfield Police at 919-934-2121.  Callers can also phone the Smithfield Police Tip Line at 919-989-8835.