DEL CITY, Oklahoma -  Police said two people are in custody Monday morning following an attempted copper theft in Del City.

According to police, officers saw two people on the roof of a strip mall near Southeast 15th Street near Interstate 40. Officers said this area has been a problem area for copper thieves.

Police called the Del City Fire Department to assist. The fire department provided a ladder to get the first suspect off of the roof and into custody.

Authorities said the second suspect was found inside Golds Gym air conditioning system. 

The suspects have been identified as 49-year-old Raymond Speaks and 31-year-old Quentin Cavnar. 

The two were taken into custody on complains of larceny and possession of burglary instruments, police said. 

This is a developing story.