THIEVES are stripping cars of crucial parts, causing hundreds of pounds worth of damage,
Police are appealing for information after a spate of catalytic converter thefts across the district.
The parts can cost hundreds of pounds to replace.
Insp Jackie Turton, of the South East NPT, said: “Recently we have seen a rise in thefts from vehicles, some of which have been for their catalytic converters.
“We are appealing for anyone with any knowledge of any theft or where the catalytic convertors are being sold to contact your local police.”
Contact the NPT on 01924 295413, or call Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.