MUPD investigates stolen catalytic converters

3 years 2 weeks 2 days ago Tuesday, March 08 2016 Mar 8, 2016 Tuesday, March 08, 2016 2:08:00 PM CST March 08, 2016 in News
By: Yili Liu, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri Police Department announced Tuesday it received reports of seven catalytic converters being stolen from vehicles.

Officials said these thefts are believed to have occurred between Thursday evening and Friday noon in various parking lots around campus.

The suspect(s) typically got underneath the vehicles and used a cutting tool to steal the catalytic converters, according to MUPD.

MUPD asks that faculty, staff and students check their vehicle for potential thefts.

Anyone with any information about the thefts can contact Sergeant Shawn Spalding at (573) 882-5928 or CRIME STOPPERS at (573) 875-8477. Individuals may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,500 if the information leads to an arrest.

 

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