Five arrested on suspicion os stealing 2.5 tons of copper

Four Greeks and a Bulgarian national have been arrested and three more suspects are being sought in Kavala, northern Greece, in connection with the theft of 2.5 tons of copper wiring from a marble processing factory.

The suspects were arrested by police on the outskirts of Thessaloniki stripping cables of copper wire at a scrap metal warehouse.

Police identified the cables as those that had been reported stolen.

The value of the copper has been estimated at 30,000 euros.

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