Jun 12, 2015 10:01 AM

Police: Manchester man wanted to steal copper from abandoned building


Manchester police say a man admitted to trying to break into an abandoned property to scrape metal off of copper pipes at 118 S. Lincoln Street on Thursday.

Police say Wayne Bridges was sitting in his car at the property with a car full of tools, clothing that still had tags, a crack pipe and testosterone pills.

Police charged Bridges with burglary and drug possession. He was placed on 72 hour hold by probation.


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