Churches, Residences Hit By Copper Thefts in Doylestown - FOX 35 News Orlando

Churches, Residences Hit By Copper Thefts in Doylestown

Posted: Updated:

The search is on in Doylestown for a thief stealing copper downspouts from churches and homes. Borough police say there have been 6 to 10 thefts in the past week and half.

Police say hundreds of dollars in downspouts were stolen from Doylestown Presbyterian Church.

Right down the street 1st Church of Christ Scientists was hit too.

Many of the thefts happened within close proximity to each other. At least  two happened on Oakland, right around the corner from Paine Street.

That's where homeowner Beth Snyder heard strange noises outside her home then raced outside.

She says she chased after a man who looked like he was carrying a pipe. She also noted being able to hear a whistling sound as the wind whipped through the hollow object while he ran.

Snyder says she didn't get a good look at the suspect.

If you have any information call Doylestown Borough Police.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Philly's Courtney Lapresi Wins MasterChef

    Philly's Courtney Lapresi Wins MasterChef

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 8:39 AM EDT2014-09-16 12:39:08 GMT
    Congratulations to Courtney Lapresi, 25 who is now the MasterChef!  (PHOTO: FOX BROADCASTING)Congratulations to Courtney Lapresi, 25 who is now the MasterChef! (PHOTO: FOX BROADCASTING)
    Congrats to our own Philly girl who is now the MasterChef!
    Congrats to our own Philly girl who is now the MasterChef!
  • Police: Man Kills Daughter's Boyfriend Climbing In Window

    Police: Man Kills Daughter's Boyfriend Climbing In Window

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 7:13 AM EDT2014-09-16 11:13:20 GMT

    Philadelphia police say a man shot and killed his daughter's 31-year-old boyfriend after the boyfriend was caught trying to climb into a window.

    Philadelphia police say a man shot and killed his daughter's 31-year-old boyfriend after the boyfriend was caught trying to climb into a window.

  • Trump Plaza Closes Its Doors In Atlantic City

    Trump Plaza Closes Its Doors In Atlantic City

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 6:58 AM EDT2014-09-16 10:58:41 GMT

    Another day, another Atlantic City casino crumbles as Trump Plaza closes its doors early Tuesday. But there's some good news in store for a different A.C. casino.

    Another day, another Atlantic City casino crumbles as Trump Plaza closes its doors early Tuesday. But there's some good news in store for a different A.C. casino.

Powered by WorldNow

35 Skyline Drive
Lake Mary, FL 32746

Phone: (407) 644-3535
News Tips: (866) 55-FOX35

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices