Police warning following catalytic converter thefts

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(Last Updated On: May 10, 2021)

Police have warned the public to be vigilant following reports of thefts of catalytic converters from vehicles in the Newton Abbot area.

Thieves targetted a vehicle parked in a car park in Liverton between 2pm and 2.15pm on Sunday 9 May.

Another vehicle parked in a car park in the area of Bovey Road also had the catalytic converter stolen between 1pm and 5pm on Sunday 9 May.

A post on local Facebook page Spotted Torquay said yesterday:
“Just drove and parked at Trago mills, in the store for less than 20 mins and had my catalytic convertor hack sawed off. Police notified, Trago Mills contacted.”

Please be extra vigilant, phone 999 should you see anything suspicious, or a crime in progress.

You can also contact police by 101, email 101@dc.police.uk or live chat via the website https://www.devon-cornwall.police.uk/contact/

Should anyone have any relevant information regarding these crimes,
please call us and quote one of the following crime numbers CR/037310/21 and CR/037272/21.
Thank you.

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