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Henrico Police seek persons of interest in catalytic converters theft

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Posted at 11:04 AM, Oct 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-14 11:04:38-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Henrico County Police is asking for the public's assistance in identifying and locating two persons of interest in the theft of a Catalytic Converter from a commercial vehicle.

The theft occurred during the evening hours of September 29.

Police say the Catalytic Converter was removed and stolen from a commercial vehicle in the 4100 block of W. Clay Street.

A catalytic converter is a part of the vehicles exhaust system which helps reduce vehicle pollution. The car parts have become a hot commodity for thieves because it is made of valuable metals like platinum and palladium.

Surveillance cameras captured images of two persons of interest in this crime.

Anyone with information regarding this offense is asked to contact Detective Lancaster at (804) 501-5000 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.