Local synagogue target of copper theft

November 28, 2007

Columbus, GA (WTVM) -Even in the time of giving, some are in the spirit of taking from the house of worship.

Thieves stole the copper gutters from the Shearith Israel Synagogue on Wynnton road.

Investigators believe the theft happened sometime in the last few weeks.

At least 700 feet of copper was taken -that's valued at $10,000.