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NIAGARA FALLS – Approximately $2,000 worth of copper pipe was stolen from a basement in a vacant house in the 2200 block of Ontario Avenue.

The property manager told police Tuesday that sometime in the past two someone entered the house and stole all the copper line near the water heater in the basement. Police said it was unknown how the suspect gained entry. The property manager said the windows and doors were previously damaged and police found them boarded up before they arrived.