Appeal for information following spate of catalytic converter thefts

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(Last Updated On: April 22, 2021)

Police have appealed for information after a spate of recent catalytic converter thefts.

There have been reposts of thefts across the Devon and Cornwall area, with nine reports of thefts in the Newton Abbot area between mid-February and mid-April.

The latest theft occured in Trendlebere Down car park, Manaton, during the morning of Monday 19 April.

The incidents have generally occur during the day.

Police are urging motorists to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity.

Police would also like to hear from anyone who has been approached by someone selling a catalytic converter, and anyone with CCTV which may have captured the people selling them, to help officers identify those responsible.

Anyone who has any information is asked to contact police on 101 or via email at 101@dc.police.uk quoting crime reference, CR/031369/21.

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