Catalytic converters being stolen from cars in Laois town

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first_img 2020 U-15 ‘B’ glory for Ballyroan-Abbey following six point win over Killeshin Catalytic converters being stolen from cars in Laois town GAA RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Facebook Gardai in Portarlington have taken a number of recent reports of catalytic converters being stolen from cars.A catalytic converter is an exhaust emission control device which is attached to the exhaust on the under body of a vehicle.These are being stolen for their high value metal, and are expensive to replace.While all vehicle models can be targeted, we’re seeing Toyota Prius as the most common model.The Garda Síochána Laois Offaly Facebook page published the following crime prevention advice:• When parking in public, park in non-isolated places where there is good street lighting.• Consider purchasing a catalytic converter lock or clamp, which will help prevent its theft and deter any potential criminals.• Report any suspicious activity, especially if you see someone underneath a car in suspicious circumstances – Call 999. They can happen during the day also so do not hesitate if you see people working under vehicles on the public street.• Don’t leave valuables in your car and make sure your car is locked and alarm activated.• Report all crimes to An Garda Síochána.SEE ALSO – ‘Awful eyesore’ site in Laois town to be converted into new apartments GAA GAA TAGSCrimePortarlington Twitter Pinterest Here are all of Wednesday’s Laois GAA results Previous articleLaois hotel probed over accommodating, ‘persons seeking international protection’Next articleOur guide to what’s on at the weekend around Laois Siun Lennonún Lennon joined LaoisToday in a full-time capacity after studying Journalism and New Media in the University of Limerick. She hails from Rosenallis and her interests vary from news, sports and politics. WhatsApp By Siun Lennon – 6th June 2019 Kelly and Farrell lead the way as St Joseph’s claim 2020 U-15 glory Home News Crime Catalytic converters being stolen from cars in Laois town NewsCrime Facebooklast_img

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