Officers and a police dog are combing a section of Pleasant Ridge for two copper thieves.
Police believe the men broke into the old U.S. Playing Card Building near De Sales and Woodburn in Evanston.
When police arrived two men were leaving in a white Cadillac.
An officer followed the men up I-71.. onto the Norwood Lateral and then north on Montgomery Road.
The suspects ditched their car and ran into the woods on Lester Road.
Police are searching all along Lester, Maple Leaf and the apartments on the end of Glengate.