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Police warn of catalytic converter thefts across Northwest Side

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Chicago police are warning Northwest Siders about a string of catalytic converter thefts in the Logan Square, Palmer Square and Bucktown neighborhoods.

In each case, an unknown male stole catalytic converters from Toyota and Honda vehicles, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

The thefts happened:

  • Between 12 p.m. March 21 and 10 p.m. March 31 in the 2100 block of North Whipple Street;
  • Between 7 p.m. April 1 and 8:15 a.m. April 3 in the 2600 block of West Logan Boulevard;
  • At 9 p.m. April 2 in the 1600 block of North Claremont Avenue;
  • At 7:35 a.m. April 3 in the 1600 block of North Claremont Avenue;
  • At 8:30 a.m. April 3 in the 2800 block of North Troy Street;
  • Between 8 p.m. April 2 and 7:30 a.m. April 3 in the 2200 block of North Talman Avenue;
  • Between 12 a.m. April 2 and 9:30 a.m. April 3 in the 2100 block of West Charleston Street;
  • Between 5 p.m. April 2 and 8:40 a.m. April 3 in the 2600 block of North Washtenaw Avenue;
  • At 2:25 p.m. April 4 in the 2600 block of North Richmond Street;
  • Between 11:30 a.m. April 4 and 7:30 a.m. April 5 in the 1600 block of North Winchester Avenue; and
  • At 8 a.m. April 5 in the 1800 block of North Richmond Street.

Anyone with information should contact Area North detectives at 312-744-8263.

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