City of Mesa installing copper alarms to deter thieves

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MESA, Ariz. - The City of Mesa is hoping it has a $10 solution to a million dollar problem.

The solution is a one-of-a-kind alarm system they hope will protect the miles and miles of copper that is ripped out of the ground every year in Mesa that costs tens of thousands of dollars to replace.

Now the city has come up with a way they hope will cause thieves to panic and run.