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Police appeal after group of men disturbed in Wem after attempted theft of catalytic converter

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Police appeal after group of men disturbed in Wem after attempted theft of catalytic converter

West Mercia

Date of alert:

Monday, 3 April 2023

Crime Ref:

Force:

00004_I_31032023

West Mercia Police

Police have asked residents to check any CCTV or doorbell video footage after up to four men were disturbed as they were trying to remove a part of a vehicle's exhaust system.

Officers say the incident overnight on Thursday-Friday last week involved them lifting up the vehicle in Summerfield Road, Wem and cut the exhaust near the catalytic converter system.

PCSO Jamie Robinson, of the local policing team in Wem, said: "At approximately midnight on Thursday 30 - Friday March 31 up to four males have been disturbed whilst attempting to take a catalytic converter from a vehicle on Summerfield Road, Wem.

"The vehicle had been jacked up to access the underneath, on inspecting the vehicle a cut in the exhaust next to the catalytic converter could be seen."

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