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Cops nick copper thieves

Two copper thieves who stole around 800 kilos of copper wire from telephone posts in Almodovar  were arrested by the police (GNR) who launched inquiries after finding the haul hidden near Montes Bentes. The individuals were aged 29 and 50 and believed to be among thieves who are regularly targeting telephone lines at night, cutting connections and leaving PT phone subscribers without a service.