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Building materials stolen from site

COVINGTON, Ga. – A construction superintendent contacted the Covington Police Department (CPD) Tuesday afternoon to report the theft of construction materials from a job site on HIghway 142.

According to the CPD incident report, the superintendent told police that his company is in the process of building a new AT&T store on Highway 142 and sometime between Aug. 31 and Sept. 5 somebody came onto the site and stole the material.

The missing material includes 50 2x6x16 pieces of lumber, 12 sheets of 5/8” plywood and three rows of 9’x100’ house wrap. The superintendent told police the items were not secured to anything but were lying on the ground.

The estimated value of the stolen material is $1,000.