Catalytic Converter Thefts

Alert message sent 04/06/2020 15:49:00

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Thefts of catalytic converters from motor vehicles has seen a continuation in areas across West Leicester recently.

Here is some crime prevention advice you can follow to secure your vehicle and converter:

- Ask your car dealer if they can give you any advice on locks or guards that are approved by the vehicle manufacturer.

- Make sure your vehicle is parked in a garage overnight or park in a well-lit and over looked area.

- Park your vehicle in a way that the convertor can’t be easily reached by potential thieves.

Vehicles that sit high above the road are particularly vulnerable.

- You should also register your converter and mark it with a forensic marker, which will make it harder for thieves to dispose of. Visit Secured by Design for more details.

More official information on how to protect your vehicle can be found via the link below:

https://www.leics.police.uk/cp/crime-prevention/theft-from-a-vehicle/vehicle-safe-and-sound/

Thank you for reading, please stay safe and take care

PLEASE DO NOT REPORT CRIME THROUGH THIS NEIGHBOURHOOD LINK MESSAGAING SERVICE. PLEASE REPORT CRIME ONLINE AT http://www.leics.police.uk OR BY CALLING 101.
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