Suspect Sought in Copper Wire Theft at VTA Light Rail Station in San Jose

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    Bay City News
    Surveillance footage of the suspect. -- Jan. 31, 2014.

    The Santa Clara County Sheriff's office is asking for help in identifying a suspect in a copper wire theft that occurred early Friday morning at a San Jose VTA station.

    Copper wire valued at more than $10,000 was taken from the Santa Teresa VTA light rail station around 3 a.m., according to sheriff's office officials.

    Investigators have released surveillance footage of a suspect and suspect vehicle seen at the station just prior to the theft.

    Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (408) 321-7137 or the anonymous tip line at (408) 808-4431.