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2 copper thieves caught breaking into IE shop

Two would-be copper thieves were arrested after getting caught breaking into a Fontana recycling business.

December 28, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
Two would-be copper thieves got more than they bargained for when they broke into a recycling business.San Bernardino County deputies said the suspects broke into Best Value Recycling on Valley Boulevard in Fontana early Tuesday morning.

Having been robbed six times in the past few weeks, several employees were staying at the business to stand guard.

Deputies said when the suspects broke in, the employees chased and subdued them.

During the struggle, one suspect suffered lacerations to his face and head. He was taken to the hospital.

The second suspect was taken into custody.