PALMETTO -- The Bradenton Police Department reported a copper wire theft after a section of copper wiring was removed near the Desoto Bridge.
At 11:27 a.m. Thursday at the 100 block of First Street West, a city of Bradenton electrician discovered that someone had removed a section of copper wiring that provided power to the lights on the bridge. This was on the north end of the bridge, according to a report.
The Palmetto Police Derpartment responded to the theft.
No further details were provided.