2 men caught trying to steal utility pole in Florida

Posted at 7:04 AM, Sep 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-14 03:07:02-04

JACKSONVILLE, FL (WALB) - In the wake of Hurricane Irma, first responders in Florida are most likely focused on recovery efforts, but sometimes people make recovering after a natural disaster a little difficult.

The sheriff's office in Jacksonville posted this photo on its Facebook page.

According to the post, the two men were caught trying to steal a JEA power pole Wednesday morning.

The post goes on to say, "Citizens watching out and officers cleaning up = partnership!"

So far, the post has been shared over 11,000 times and has more than 7,000 reactions. 

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