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You got company. Thieves have stolen at least six catalytic converters from trucks and cars in the last two weeks in the southern section of Echo Park and other parts of the Rampart Division, said Detective Carlos Silva.
The Rampart Division has issued a Community Alert to raise awareness of the thefts and possibly catch the thieves, who can saw off and steal the converters in less than a minute. While the thieves can sell the catalytic converters for about $150 for scrap metal, the owners can face costly repair bills.
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