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Catalytic converter thieves target maintenance trucks at Baton Rouge Water Company offices
BATON ROUGE - Burglars targeted several trucks outside Baton Rouge Water Company's operations center Tuesday night, the latest in a rash of catalytic converters heists in the capital area.
The Baton Rouge Police Department said the theft was first discovered around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.
The parts were stolen from five trucks parked at the company's offices on Souter Street. The water company said the trucks targeted were maintenance vehicles used to carry out a variety of services.
As of Wednesday afternoon, services have not been affected as a result.
The company said surveillance video showed more than one thief. The crime remains under investigation.
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