CATALYTIC converters have been stolen from two vehicles parked at Worcestershire Royal Hospital.

In recent months, there have been a number of reported catalytic converter thefts from vehicles in the West Mercia Police force area.

Detective inspector Jack Taylor said: “Our investigating team are working closely with our partners at the hospital as there were catalytic thefts from the car park earlier in the year.

"I would like to hear from anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in car parks [on Thursday].

"I’d like reassure the community that we are working hard to prevent such crimes and will be increasing our patrols in the area of the hospital.”

The thefts are believed to have happened between 10am and 12pm on Thursday, July 23.

Anyone with information on these thefts can call West Mercia Police on 101, quoting incident number 00523.