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2022-09-10 01:01:36 By : Ms. Tina Tang

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WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — The Wichita Police Department (WPD) has released a list of vehicles that thieves have most targeted for the catalytic converters.

Catalytic converters work to remove harmful chemicals and greenhouse gases from car exhaust. It does so in part through the interaction of rare metals it is made of, including platinum, palladium, and rhodium. Those metals can fetch hundreds of dollars for thieves for just a single unit.

Police say it’s a good idea to take precautions to make sure your vehicle is safe:

Police encourage anyone who sees suspicious activity around vehicles or who has information about thefts to report it.

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