$3,000 Copper Wire Theft at PPL Substation in Lower Milford
Lower Milford substation damage estimated at $12,000
Police are searching for anyone who has information about a copper wire theft at the PPL substation in Lower Milford.
The theft was discovered Jan. 4 when PPL employees came to check on the station, at the 5200 block of Palm Road. PPL last checked the station Dec. 23.
Approximately $3,000 of copper wire was stolen, with damages to the station totaling more than $12,000. Lower Milford police will be working with PPL corporate security on the case.
"Whoever did this put themselves in a great deal of danger," said PPL spokesperson Kathy Fraser. "Not to mention they risked electrical service for thousands of residents."
Anyone with information is asked to call Lower Milford police at 610-437-5252.