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Denver Public Schools Sprinkler Valves Hot Item Among Thieves

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DENVER (CBS4)- Denver Public Schools are searching for the suspect or suspects who are stealing sprinkler values.

The DPS Investigations Unit said that 26 FEBCO 2-inch backflow sprinkler irrigation valves have been stolen from DPS property since the beginning of the year.

The values are valued at $800 to $1,500 per unit.

Denver Parks & Rec has also seen an increase in brass valve thefts.

Suspects cut off the valves at the water pipe which caused massive water damage to the building in some cases.

Anyone with information on any individual or group involved with these crimes is asked to call

Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867). You can text to CRIMES (274637) then title DMCS and enter your message or send an e-mail to metro-denvercrimestoppers.com. If the information you provide leads to the arrest and charging of a wanted individual, you can receive a cash reward up to $2,000.

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