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Suspects Sabotaging Sirens

The Wichita Falls Police Department is seeking help help regards to recent tornado siren battery thefts.

WFPD wants to alert the public that suspects are breaking into the tornado siren boxes around town and taking the batteries.

On October 13th, the box at McKinney and Rowland was broken into and both batteries were stolen. The same box was broken into on the 16th, but the suspects accidentally hit the tornado siren button, and were scared off before they got inside. Significant damage was done to the box.

A large battery was also stolen out of a Time Warner Cable box that was on a utility pole at Rowland and Gilbert on October 15th.

If you see anyone parked near or tampering with a siren pole, please call 911 immediately. 

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