Steel pipes stolen from Kingdom City business

POSTED: 03:19 PM CDT Jul 09, 2013 
Stolen Kingdom City pipes
KINGDOM CITY, Mo. -

The Callaway County Sheriff's Department is investigating the theft of metal from a Kingdom City company.

Deputies responded to a business in the 5600 block of Old Highway 40 for a report of stolen scrap metal. According to law enforcement, a "large amount" of steel pipes were taken from the company.

Deputies say the pipes are extremely heavy and are classified as "nuclear grade." The pipes have one-inch thick walls, vary in diameter from six inches to two feet and are up to eight feet in length.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Callaway County Sheriff's Department at 573-642-7291 or anonymously online.