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Catalytic converter thefts reported in Bronzeville: police

Four thefts happened within minutes of each other Saturday in the 4800 block of South Drexel Boulevard.

Catalytic converters were reported stolen in Bronzeville.
Catalytic converters were stolen from vehicles in the 4800 block of South Drexel Boulevard, Aug. 31, 2019, in Bronzeville.
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Police are warning South Side residents of four catalytic converter thefts reported Saturday in Bronzeville.

In each case, someone removed the converters from parked vehicles, Chicago police said in a community alert.

All four thefts happened around 6:30 a.m. in the 4800 block of South Drexel Boulevard, police said.

The suspects are described as two men between 20 and 28 years old, standing 5-foot-8 to 6 feet tall and wearing masks over their mouths.

Anyone with information should call Area Central detectives at 312-747-8380.

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