Appeal after catalytic converter thefts
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Police are appealing for information after a series of reported catalytic converter thefts in Cannock.
Officers were called at 10.30pm on Friday 30 April to Hannaford Way following reports of vehicle crime.
Police attended and three male offenders wearing disposable face masks were described as having left the scene in a blue Ford Vauxhall VXR.
A catalytic converter was reported stolen from a silver Honda Civic.
Officers are reviewing CCTV footage taken from a nearby ambulance.
Police were called again at 1am on Sunday (2 May) to Moss Street in Blackfords following reports of a theft.
Police attended and a catalytic converter was reported stolen from a silver Honda CRV.
The victim managed to turn on a security light and two offenders ran from the scene.
Officers are currently reviewing CCTV footage of the area at the time.
Police were called a short time later at about 2am on Sunday to St John’s Road following similar reports.
Officers attended and two males aged 19 to 20 had reportedly fled the scene on foot with a stolen catalytic converter.
The converter was taken from a silver Honda CRV parked on a property driveway.
The offenders are described as wearing black puffa jackets and black trousers.
One male’s jacket had a grey hood.
They ran off in the direction of Avon Road.
A police dog was deployed to the scene and inquiries are ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on Facebook, Twitter or call 101 quoting incident number 898 of 30 April.
Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.