POLICE have revealed the cars thieves are targeting when taking catalytic converters.

Thames Valley Police has reported a ‘big increase’ in thefts of catalytic converters across the county.

According to the force, offenders are targeting Honda Civics, the Honda Jazz and the Toyota Auris.

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Meanwhile, offences are more likely to take place on a Tuesday or Saturday, mainly overnight rather than during the day.

Wesley Smith, a PCSO in Chipping Norton, said thieves will usually work in groups.

If you see anything suspicious, please call 999 immediately.

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