(Cedar Rapids, IA) -- Police are investigating the theft of a catalytic converter in southwest Cedar Rapids late Monday night. Officers are asking the public to help to identify the suspect and a vehicle seen in the area. Police say the same vehicle may have been involved in a similar theft in northeast Cedar Rapids late Sunday night or early Monday morning. The police department has released surveillance footage from the area showing the suspect and suspect vehicle.
Anyone with information about this incident and who can identify the suspect or suspect vehicle is encouraged to contact the Cedar Rapids Police Department at (319) 286-5491 and reference case #2021-01806. Information can also be submitted to Linn County Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-CS-CRIME (272-7463) or texting CRIMES (274637) and in the message/subject, type 5227 and your tip. You can continue to trade information with an investigator. Text STOP to opt out at any time. Please reference case #2021-01806.