December 21, 2014
MENIFEE, Calif. (AP) - Copper thieves left 22,000 customers in the dark in Riverside County.
The Riverside Press-Enterprise says the theft and vandalism at a Southern California Edison substation knocked out power Wednesday afternoon to customers in Menifee, Perris and Canyon Lake.
Edison says the outage lasted about two hours.
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