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Police: Thief Caused Monroe County Power Outage

Last updated on Thursday, January 31, 2008

(BLOOMINGTON) - Authorities say someone attempting to steal copper wire from a power substation caused an outage that left about 2,000 customers in Northern Monroe County without power for nearly 90 minutes.

Authorities believe the thief may have suffered a severe burn.

Police are looking for suspects.

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