Police look for help with catalytic converter thefts

Columbus police are looking for your help finding a vehicle and driver believed to have been involved in thefts of catalytic converters from vehicles at Schmitt Elementary yesterday.

School officials say that there was one confirmed theft of a catalytic converter from the school parking lot off of 27th Street and Home Avenue and a passerby saw a second theft in progress . The would-be thief fled the area. Police say the suspect vehicle isĀ an early 2000s Oldsmobile Bravada with a “In God We Trust” Indiana license plate.

A catalytic converter is a piece of a modern vehicle’s exhaust system which contains platinum. If you have any information on the vehicle or the thefts you can call the Columbus police at 812-376-2600.

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