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Rochester Police searching for suspects involved in construction site burglaries

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ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47) -

An increase of burglaries at construction sites has Rochester Police warning developers.

The latest incident this week involved the theft of hundreds of dollars of copper piping. Police said, sometime between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, someone took copper pipes from newly constructed residences on several blocks of Alexander Road Northwest.

At least one home suffered water damage after the pipes were removed.

Burglars also entered a construction trailer and took $500 worth of copper wire.

Police estimate the total loss to be at least $1,000.

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