Thousands of Dollars of Fish Stolen From Backyard Pond

More than a dozen of fish worth thousands of dollars go missing from a Lehigh County pond

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    It's unclear what happened to the koi.

    Police in Lehigh County are investigating who stole thousands of dollars’ worth of live fish from the backyard of a Salisbury Township home.

    Salisbury Township Police tell Patch.com that 17 multi-colored koi and goldfish went missing from a resident’s backyard pond between Feb. 11 and Feb. 14.

    The fish, which range in color from white koi with black scales to goldfish and are all between 1- to 2-feet long and weighing between 15 to 20 pounds, are estimated to be worth about $3,170, according to Patch.

    Anyone with information on the thefts should contact police at 610-797-1447.