Garage in Honiton is targeted overnight by thieves who cut off vehicles’ catalytic converters

Police are investigating the overnight theft of several catalytic converters cut from vehicles on a Honiton garage forecourt.

Devon and Cornwall Police said a business was targeted after hours on Tuesday, January 25, and are urging Honiton residents and traders to review their security.

It is believed more than 10 catalytic converters were cut from vehicles.

Officers are keen to hear information about the thefts, or from anyone who saw someone acting suspiciously around vehicles or industrial estates, late at night.

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said: “There has been a theft of a number of catalytic converters from vehicles on a garage forecourt in Honiton overnight on Tuesday, 25 January 2022.

“Police are asking residents and businesses to review their security in relation to their vehicles and to report any suspicious activity to police, particularly around vehicles and industrial estates late at night.”

If you have information to help police, email 101@dc.police.uk and quote crime reference CR/007385/22.

Or call 999 if you believe a crime is taking place, police said.

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