Aluminum Prices Drive Bleacher Crime
STEVE INSKEEP, host:
Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep.
Over a period of days, it gradually became less and less comfortable to watch a baseball game in Lorain, Ohio. Somebody was stealing the bleachers at youth baseball diamonds. There had been seating for 100 people, then somebody stole small plates from the bleachers, and then took a little more, until everything disappeared. Police suspect the motive was the soaring price of aluminum. There's now a reward for finding the thieves--money put up by, of course, a recycling firm.
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