Catalytic converter thefts reported in Back of the Yards, Chinatown

In each incident someone stole catalytic converters from vehicles parked on the street.

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Three catalytic converter thefts were reported in July 2020, in Back of the Yards and Chinatown.

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Chicago police are warning residents of three catalytic converter thefts reported in July in Back of the Yards.

In each incident someone stole catalytic converters from parked vehicles, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

The thefts happened:

  • Between 2:30 p.m. July 14 and 3 p.m. July 15 in the 1800 block of West 48th Street;
  • Between 8 p.m. July 14 and 8 a.m. July 15 in the 4400 block of South Wood Street; and
  • Between midnight and 6:50 p.m. July 16 in the 300 block of West 23rd Street.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Area One detectives at 312-747-8380.

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