South Coast Police are appealing for help from the public after a large quantity of copper power cable was stolen from a school in Bomaderry earlier this week.
The incident is believed to have occurred between Wednesday and Thursday, February 19-20.
There are heavy penalties that apply for theft of or possession of stolen property.
Anyone with information, or who may have seen something suspicious at the time is urged to contact Nowra Police on 4421 9699 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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