MORE cars were targeted by criminals for catalytic converters over the weekend.

Thames Valley Police is investigating two thefts on Saturday afternoon in the Kings End area in Bicester.

The first vehicle was targeted in the Blenheim Drive area around 2.30pm and the second vehicle was targeted between 1pm and 6pm in the nearby Ashby Road.

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Catalytic converters contain a small amount of the precious metals platinum, palladium and rhodium, which can be sold at high prices.

Members of the public with information about the thefts or with CCTV footage can call police on 101 quoting reference number 43200193081 fro the first vehicle and 43200193274 for the second.