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Thieves steal guardrail for scrap, replace with wood

Posted at 5:35 AM, Mar 02, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-01 22:00:52-05

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (WTVR) - Some criminals in Arkansas got away with a bold robbery in broad daylight this week.

The crooks stole metal guardrails from a bridge and replaced them with wood.

Police think the rails were taken to be sold for quick cash as scrap metal.

Deputies think they may have even put out cones and detoured traffic while they removed the aluminum.

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