Police: 2 men arrested for stealing auto parts in Northeast Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police have arrested two men for a spree of stealing auto parts right out of cars.

Investigators say the pair made a living stealing catalytic converters from vehicles in Northeast Philadelphia.

The crime spree started a couple of months ago and mainly targeted Hondas and Ford Pickup trucks

The thieves were able to sell the converters for $200 to $300 at salvage yards.

"We value the damage that they've created with this investigation at probably close to $100,000 damage."

Police are asking anyone else who may have been a victim to contact them.
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