Thieves swipe $71,000 worth of pipe couplings from business - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Thieves swipe $71,000 worth of pipe couplings from business

This is a pipe coupling similar to the ones taken. This is a pipe coupling similar to the ones taken.
SIRACUSAVILLE, LA (WAFB) -

Authorities are asking for the public's help with finding those responsible for stealing thousands of dollars worth of piping equipment.

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office said it was contacted about the theft at Patterson Tubular Services in Siracusaville, which is located near Morgan City, on July 25.

Deputies reported 71 large pipe couplings were taken from the yard.

The couplings are worth $1,000 each.

Investigators added they each weigh 56 lbs.

Detectives are trying to get surveillance video of the crime.

Anyone with information on the theft is asked to call 985-384-1622.

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