Thieves nab copper from Wells Fargo bank in uptown, police say

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – A vandal stole more than $10,000 in copper from a bank in uptown Charlotte.

According to a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police report, the thief unscrewed a panel from the air conditioning unit at the Wells Fargo bank at 326 South Graham Street in the Third Ward.

Officers were called out around 3 p.m. on Friday. Bank officials say someone stole the copper tubing and wire from inside the unit.

If you have any information about this theft, call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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