A string of recent string of catalytic converter thefts has area police on alert.
The latest local business to be targeted was Firemaster Inc. on East Morgan Avenue, where someone stole the converter from a company van late Wednesday, Oct 21. or in the early morning hours of Thursday, Oct 22.
According to Evansville Police, another theft report was made at a home on Broadway Avenue, as well as another report from a business in the 6200 block of Maxwell Avenue.
The series of catalytic converter thefts in Henderson County from late Sept. through early October.
Thieves often target the converters because of the valuable metals within, including three types of platinum.
If you have any information about these thefts, you are being asked to call the Evansville Police Department.