ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A police officer and his canine helped catch two copper thieves in south St. Louis near Devonshire and Prague around 4:00am Wednesday.
A woman called police after she saw the men pulling the copper drain pipes off her home.
The men lead police on a foot chase through the neighborhood.
One was caught when a police dog bit him. An officer caught the other.
A ball of copper guttering was recovered.
Police say the men face felony theft charges.