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More catalytic converters stolen in south end

Incident was caught on video
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Guelph police are investigating after two catalytic converters were reportedly stolen from a south end business early Saturday.

Police were called to a business on Southgate Drive Monday morning. Video surveillance revealed two males cutting the exhaust components off two work vans at approximately 4 a.m. Saturday. One male was wearing a red sweater and striped shorts, while the second was wearing a black sweater and ripped jeans.

The stolen converters are valued at approximately $3,000.

Police services across North America have reported a steep increase in catalytic converter thefts during the past year. In Guelph there have been dozens of the thefts this year.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Nathaniel McIntyre at 519-824-1212, ext. 7316, email him at nmcintyre@guelphpolice.ca, leave an anonymous message for Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous tip online at www.csgw.tips.