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NIAGARA FALLS – The owner of a house on C Street that has been vacant for more than two months reported a theft of more than $2,000 worth copper pipe and wiring.

The owner told police Wednesday that he had not been in the house for the past week. He said in that time someone had entered the house and took all the copper pipe out of the walls and also ripped an unknown amount of copper electric wiring out of the walls, causing an additional $1,000 worth of damage to the drywall.