SAN LEANDRO -- Copper thieves stole more than $10,000 worth of the metal from the rooftop of a city commercial complex, police said Wednesday.
Officers were called at 12:50 p.m. Tuesday to 130 Doolittle Drive to investigate a report of grand theft at the complex, Lt. Randy Brandt said.
The complex contains business including Bamboo Mountain and the Kaiserair Aircraft Management and sale office.
Business owners told officers that during routine maintenance of the 63,000 square-foot building, they discovered all of the copper to the air conditioning units had been stolen from the roof.
Brandt said the business owner had no idea when the theft took place.
Anyone with information about this incident can call police at 510-577-3233 or at the anonymous tip line at 510-577-3278.
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