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Thieves pilfer copper wire from Sound Transit project

Posted on May 14, 2012

SEATTLE — Thieves stole 70,000 pounds of copper cable from Sound Transit's Link light rail line between Tukwila and Sea-Tac Airport, according to a Seattle PI report.

From end-to-end, about four miles of cable was stolen by thieves who seemed to have ripped the wire from inside an elevated guideway that supports the tracks. For the full story, click here.

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