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Copper stolen from Nucor Steel

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DARLINGTON COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - An industrial spool of copper wire estimated at $65,000 has been stolen from Nucor Steel.

According to Andy Locklair with the Darlington County Sheriff's Office, the theft happened between 1:00 a.m. and 3:00 a.m. Sunday.

Sheriff's Deputies say the copper is on a giant spool and is hard to miss. The copper is reddish in color and has a purple coating. 

Police say they believe they have four male suspects after reviewing surveillance video.

If you have any information regarding this crime, please call the Darlington County Sheriff's Office at (843) 398-4501.

This theft is still under investigation. WMBF News will keep you updated as more information becomes available.

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