A gang of thieves stole 640 metres of telephone cable from TT&T Pcl in Ang Thong’s Pho Thong district on Sunday and ripped the valuable copper out of it, disrupting the company’s phone service in an entire tambon, Khao Sod newspaper’s website reported.
The telephone line was stolen off eight utility poles located between the 6th and 7th kilometer markers along Khlong Sarai-Don Krang Road in tambon Kam Yard of Pho Thong district in the early morning hours, a duty officer at Pho Thong police station, Pol Capt Wanchart Noonngarm, said.
Police were called to the scene by Wutthiwat Suwannasorn, chief of TT&T’s Ang Thong office.
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