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Comcast cable crooks: Two years of service or $5K being offered to help catch fiber optic cable thieves

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FIBER THEFT

Courtesy Comcast

FIBER THEFT

Courtesy Comcast

WANTED IN KITSAP COUNTY — 

Comcast is offering a reward to anyone who can help police catch a fiber optic cable thief.

Early Monday morning, someone pulled about 200 feet of cable from an underground vault on Bethel Burley road in South Kitsap County probably thinking they were getting copper wire.

It took crews hours to repair the damage including a steel vault that appears to be pried open.

The theft caused a service outage for about 2,600 customers for several hours.

Fiber optic cable is worthless on the open market.

If you have any idea who did this, Comcast is offering a reward of two years of internet, phone and video service or five-thousand dollars in cash.

Call an anonymous tip into:
CRIME STOPPERS: 1-800-222-TIPS

You must call the Crime Stoppers hotline with your tip to be eligible to receive a cash reward for information leading to a fugitive’s arrest.

CLICK HERE for information on how to TEXT A TIP to Crime Stoppers.