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Lafayette Police searching for two scrap metal thieves

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The Lafayette Police Department is searching for two suspects caught on surveillance stealing scrap metal from two Lafayette businesses.

Police say the two men were seen on video at around 1:40 am on Tuesday, March 6 stealing various scrap metal items from a business located on Industrial Parkway in Lafayette. The suspects, according to police, cut a hole in a wire fence and entered the property. The two then proceeded to steal scrap metal items. 

Later, police say the suspects can be seen entering another business located on Mecca Drive and stealing several valve fittings. 

The suspects are described by police as two black males, one heavy-set and one thin. The two suspects were possibly driving a dark colored Chevy Silverado, quad cab with suicide doors. Police say the truck also had chrome handles, a chrome fuel cap cover, chrome rims, and chrome body molding.

Anyone with information regarding the thefts or the suspects is asked to call Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.

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