MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities in Morrison County are investigating after seeing a spike in car part thefts.
The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office said it has received several reports of catalytic converters being stolen from vehicles parked outside. A catalytic converter is a critical component of a vehicles’ exhaust and emission system.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Chance For More Snow Showers Tuesday Morning
According to the sheriff’s office, these incidents are happening throughout the county and are being reported at businesses, as well as residences.READ MORE: Minnesota Budget Forecast Expected To Show More Improvement
Officials say several other law enforcement agencies are seeing a spike in catalytic converter thefts too.
The sheriff’s office is reminding the public to stay vigilant if you park your car outside.MORE NEWS: Shadow Of George Floyd Case Hangs Over Kim Potter's Trial
If you have information regarding these thefts you are asked to call the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office at 320-632-9233.