Police are investigating the theft of copper piping from two homes in Dover Township.

A homeowner in the 3400 block of Sycamore Road reported someone broke out a basement window and stole copper piping some time between Dec. 2 and Dec. 3, according to a news release from the Northern York County Regional Police Department.

Another homeowner reported a similar theft between Nov. 30 and Dec. 3 in the 3200 block of Davidsburg Road, according to police.

Police believe the incidents are related.

Anyone with information on these crimes is asked to contact the Northern York County Regional Police Department at (717) 292.3647 or use the crime tip reporting portion of the department's website, www.nycrpd.org.