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Arrests Made In Theft Of Expensive Steel Bridge Outside Pittsburgh


New Castle, PA-(ENEWSPF)- Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with the theft of a bridge outside of Pittsburgh.

Yes, a bridge. A steel bridge.

From WTAE Pittsburgh:

Pennsylvania State Police arrested two people who are accused of stealing a steel bridge worth an estimated $100,000 that was dismantled and taken from a rural area of Lawrence County.

Police have said that they believe a torch was used to cut apart the bridge, which measured 40 feet by 15 feet, near Covert’s Crossing in North Beaver Township.

A media statement was released Friday afternoon, identifying the suspects as Benjamin Arthur Jones, 24, and Alexander William Jones, 25, both of New Castle. The statement did not say if the men are related.

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