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Burglars target dentist office for copper theft

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -

A local dentist is frustrated and upset at thieves who ripped off his office and stole precious care from his patients.

Thieves broke into Decatur Dental center and swiped eight feet of copper pipes.

They also took a $7,000 vacuum pump that powered the compressor. Without it, Dr. Abbas Haider couldn't serve his patients and had to cancel Saturday's appointments

Dr. Haider said this is the second theft at his office since he opened the practice on Memorial Drive.

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