Police appeal after car parts stolen in West Lothian

A number of car parts have been stolen from a business in West Lothian. Picture; Google Maps

A number of car parts have been stolen from a business in West Lothian. Picture; Google Maps

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Police in West Lothian are appealing for information following the theft of catalytic converters worth around £25,000 from a vehicle repair business in Station Road, Addiewell on Tuesday April 18.

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Officers are treating this as the latest in a spate of thefts of catalytic converters from vehicles in West Lothian.

The incidents have been happening since November last year with the total value amounting to around £50,000.

The parts stolen are from the following types of vehicles: Vauxhall Mokka, Honda CX7, Toyota Hilux, Audi Q3, Mitsubishi L200, Honda XC90, Mercedes taxi, BMW 520, Mercedes Sprinter and Volkswagen Crafter.

Officers are now appealing for anyone with information that can assist them with their inquiries to get in contact, particularly if they have been offered any of these stolen items for sale.

Detective Constable Jason Beck of Livingston police station said: “These thefts amount to a substantial sum and we are keen to hear from anyone with information that can assist us in tracing those responsible.

“Anyone who has seen anything suspicious in the area of Station Road, Addiewell between Wednesday 29thMarch and Tuesday 18th April is asked to get in touch with us.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.