Thieves Steal Thousands In Copper From Texas Roadhouse

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TOPEKA, Kansas (WIBW) -- A Topeka steakhouse suffered losses close to $10,000 thanks to copper thieves.

A Topeka Police Department spokesperson said sometimes between August 27 and August 31 copper thieves hit the Texas Roadhouse near Huntoon and Wanamaker.

Officials say they got away with around $30,000 in copper and caused another $15,000 in damage to neon signs.

The thieves stripped copper wire from the restaurant's light poles and neon signs.

Authorities are not releasing any more detail at this time.