Columbia church target of copper theft

Copper theft (Source: Richland County Sheriff's Department)
Copper theft (Source: Richland County Sheriff's Department)
Copper theft (Source: Richland County Sheriff's Department)
Copper theft (Source: Richland County Sheriff's Department)

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A Columbia church air conditioning unit was stripped of copper, and the Richland County Sheriff's Department is asking for the community's help in catching the person(s) responsible.

Sheriff Leon Lott said a deputy was on patrol and conducting a property check at Brown Chapel A.M.E Church on February 4th when he noticed the air condition had been stripped of copper.

If you have any information on this crime, you are asked to call Crimestoppers.

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