In what has become one of the most bizarre crimes, two brothers in their 20’s were arrested in the case of the theft of a $100,000 bridge in western Pennsylvania.
According to the Associated Press, the two brothers allegedly used a blowtorch to break up the Covert’s Crossing Bridge sometime between September 27 and October 5.
The two face felony charges of criminal mischief, receiving stolen property and conspiracy, according to AP.
The bridge, which was rarely used, was in a wooded area along a railroad line north of Pittsburgh.
Investigators say the two thieves allegedly wanted to sell the corrugated steel for scrap.