POLICE WARNING: Thieves stole a catalytic converter from a Mitsubishi Shogun in the early hours of Sunday, December 9, while it was parked on the main street in Bowes, near Barnard Castle. There have been a number of similar thefts from 4x4 vehicles in recent weeks and police are warning owners to be careful. Anyone with information should call Durham Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800-555111.