Hunt is on in Mid Argyll for copper thieves

policeThe hunt is on to find thieves who stole £5,000 worth of copper piping from a community windfarm in Mid Argyll.

The theft from Allt Dearg Community Windfarm at Stronachullin saw thieves break into a locked storage unit and take roles of copper between 6pm on Saturday and 7am on Sunday morning, September 8 2012.

The high value theft, unusual for the Mid Argyll area, was from Scottish Southern Energy (SSE), storage units; the company is currently working to connect the community windfarm to the national grid.

For the full report see the Argyllshire Advertiser, September 14 2012, also available on line at

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