Monday, September 26, 2022

Suspects Flee After Being Caught Attempting to Steal Catalytic Converter in McAdoo

State Police at Frackville are looking for two suspects involved in the attempted theft of a catalytic converter in McAdoo.  

According to Troopers, the incident occurred between 7:30am and 8:00am on Thursday, September 22nd, 2022 on North Kennedy Drive in McAdoo.

Troopers say the victim observed a male suspect attempting to remove the catalytic converter off of his vehicle with a battery power saw.

When confronted, the suspect fled the scene in what is believed to have been a 2000's model Black Jeep Grand Cherokee with a gray front bumper.  The vehicle was driven by a second suspect.

The driver was described as a male, believed to have a darker complexion, tattoos on his left arm and in his 30's.

The other suspect was described as a male with light complexion and in his mid 20's.  

Troopers also say, as a result of the confrontation with the victim, the suspect is believed to have incurred a facial injury, possibly a broken nose.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Frackville Barracks at (570) 874-5300.