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Copper thieves force Kroger to close store

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution 11/18/2021

Thieves recently broke into a Kroger store in Atlanta and stole copper wiring used to provide electricity to the location. Kroger issued a statement on the incident: “The store is temporarily closed due to a break-in at the store’s electrical facility which resulted in theft of critical wiring, as well as significant damage to the electrical infrastructure that supports the store.” As a result of the store closure, Atlanta now has another food desert, albeit temporary, within its city limits.

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