Burglary from business causes water damage

An Augusta business sustained water damage after a burglar stole at least 200 feet of electrical wiring over the weekend.

According to a Richmond County Sheriff's Office incident report, employees returned to Southern Distributing at 3212 Milledgeville Road Monday morning to find someone had busted a window with a fire extinguisher and then stole 200 feet of electrical wiring, an air conditioner condenser and an attic fan, all from the attic.

In the process the burglars damaged two galvanized steel water pipes and several sections of sheetrock.




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