Thieves target catalytic converters in East Grinstead

The Argus: Thieves target catalytic converters in East Grinstead Thieves target catalytic converters in East Grinstead

Car owners are being told to be wary of thieves ripping catalytic converters from their vehicles.

Sussex Police are investigating a spate of six catalytic converter thefts from people carriers in East Grinstead outside the motorists’ homes overnight on Thursday.

Thieves targeted a VW Sharan, two Ford Galaxys, one Seat Alhambra and one Peugeot Expert, all parked outside or near the owners' addresses and the following morning.

The converters were removed by pipe cutter from the underside of the vehicles.

Police have funded an initiative where residents can get catalytic converters marked and fitted free of charge from the Kwik Fit garage in London Road, East Grinstead.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 0376 of 6/12.

 

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8:29pm Mon 9 Dec 13

Mr Baxter , London says...

My mate Micky H is ok, His car is so freakin old it doesnt have a cat.

Plus Point = He wont be a victim of Cat theft
Minus Point = He has to drive a car 25 years old and therefore looks a right 'Charlie'
My mate Micky H is ok, His car is so freakin old it doesnt have a cat. Plus Point = He wont be a victim of Cat theft Minus Point = He has to drive a car 25 years old and therefore looks a right 'Charlie' Mr Baxter , London

11:02pm Mon 9 Dec 13

whoee! says...

Our dear old travelling friends lol
Our dear old travelling friends lol whoee!

10:48pm Tue 10 Dec 13

Somedude12345 says...

Thieves ripping out catalytic convertors as opposed to mechanics ripping you off, wonder which is the cheaper?
Thieves ripping out catalytic convertors as opposed to mechanics ripping you off, wonder which is the cheaper? Somedude12345

10:24pm Wed 11 Dec 13

whoee! says...

Mr Baxter , London wrote:
My mate Micky H is ok, His car is so freakin old it doesnt have a cat.

Plus Point = He wont be a victim of Cat theft
Minus Point = He has to drive a car 25 years old and therefore looks a right 'Charlie'
lol
[quote][p][bold]Mr Baxter , London[/bold] wrote: My mate Micky H is ok, His car is so freakin old it doesnt have a cat. Plus Point = He wont be a victim of Cat theft Minus Point = He has to drive a car 25 years old and therefore looks a right 'Charlie'[/p][/quote]lol whoee!

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