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Burglars steal meter with radioactive material inside from a Phoenix business

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PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Phoenix Police say a soil density meter was stolen from a south Phoenix business.

The meter however is dangerous, it contains three types of radioactive material.

Authorities say if the shell of the container holding the material is compromised those nearby could be exposed to radiation.

Police say that anyone who comes across the meter to not approach it and call 911.

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