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Theft of Catalytic Converters - Caversham

Alert message sent 08/04/2019 12:31:00

Information sent on behalf of Thames Valley Police

Over the weekend Thames Valley Police have received a number of reports regarding theft of Catalytic Converters in the Caversham area.  These incidents have mainly involved Honda and Toyota vehicles.  

We encourage residents to follow the below advice to help prevent your vehicle from being targeted.
  • Where possible park in your garage or alternatively park in a location that restricts access underneath your vehicle
  • Consider security lighting
  • If your catalytic converter is ‘bolt on,’ you can have the bolts welded shut
  • Consider the installation of CCTV to protect your vehicle Identify/etch your converter with a unique serial number and advertise that the vehicle has been protected (window stickers)

If you see any suspicious behaviour in progress call the police on 999. If you have any further information please call the police non-emergency number on 101, or Crime stoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Please encourage friends, family and neighbours to receive this type of message by registering at For further advice or information, please call your local neighbourhood team on 101 or visit
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Nikki Drury (Police, Administrator, Reading)

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