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Deputies investigate multiple reports of pipes being stolen from Santa Clarita businesses

Deputies are investigating multiple reports after businesses in Santa Clarita had copper pipes stolen from their buildings.

As of Thursday, a report of grand theft was pulled from a business on the 26300 block of Ruether Avenue in Canyon Country regarding brass water pipes that were cut and removed, with an estimated value of $2,500 , according to deputy Natalie Arriaga, spokesperson for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.

A few days later on Sunday, a minor theft report was filed at the Valencia United Methodist Church on the 25700 block of McBean Parkway in Santa Clarita regarding a severed and stolen water main, valued at an estimated $400. $, according to Arriaga. suspect still pending without any information to identify the suspect.

Later Sunday, an additional report was pulled from Crosspoint SCV, a church located in the 23400 block of Cinema Drive in Valencia.

At present, there is no information linking these incidents, investigations are still ongoing.

Flooding in a medical facility in Valencia caused by stolen pipes. (Jaquel Smith/ KHTS News)

At the time of this article’s publication, all suspects remain at large and no descriptions have been made available to Sheriff’s officials.

Brass and copper piping is being stolen and recycled by suspects to make a quick profit similar to theft of catalytic converters, officials say.

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