Copper theft has become something of sport of late. Even Facebook's new HQ endured a little.
However, sometimes the thieves aren't too sophisticated, which can lead to certain unforeseen problems.
A tale emerges from Leicester in the U.K., in which two copper thieves last year went to an electricity sub-station in order to steal copper cable from the sub-station's transformer.
The way the Leicester Mercury wraps it, Michael Harper, 36 and Richard Boyce, 50, went to the sub-station in order to steal the copper and, while they were at it, take some heroin.
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