Written by Garrett LeahyPublished Apr. 27, 2023 • 10:48am
The aftermath of a catalytic converter theft | Courtesy Bill Plumb
Berkeley police said Thursday that two people suspected of trying to steal a catalytic converter pointed guns at a victim before speeding away in a luxury car.
The attempted theft happened at around 6:08 a.m. Thursday in the area of Bancroft Way and McGee Avenue in Berkeley.
The suspects brandished a long rifle and a handgun at the victim before quickly driving away from the scene in a white Maserati SUV, police said.
Attempt Catalytic Converter Theft involving two firearms. Subjects fled in a white Maserati SUV. https://t.co/rHHeW5a9ta— Berkeley Police (@berkeleypolice) April 27, 2023
The suspects have not been located at this time, police said.
Berkeley Police did not respond to requests for additional comment.
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