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Suspect sought in copper theft in North Fort Myers

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Posted at 11:10 AM, Mar 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-15 11:10:46-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Investigators are looking for help identifying a man they say stole scrap copper from a North Fort Myers business.

It happened at a business on Mercantile Street in North Fort Myers around 3 a.m. Tuesday.

According to Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers, a man seen on surveillance broke in through a chain link fence and stole a 55-gallon drum filled with scrap copper.

He drove a dark colored SUV.

If you can ID him, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).