Spare parts stolen in broad daylight
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) – It’s a theft we’ve reported all over central Illinois, now another woman is warning people after someone steals part of her car in broad daylight.
Brittany Goodrich was at Crunch Fitness in Champaign on Saturday afternoon. She was about to leave the parking lot when she realized her car was making a horrible noise.
Goodrich says she and her boyfriend looked under her car and noticed that a piece had been sawn off. Her boyfriend knew straight away that someone had stolen her catalytic converter. Goodrich says it’s scary that someone did this in broad daylight. She says she’s lucky her car can drive, but is nervous about going to the gym again.
âI really want people to know that things are happening in the community in the light of day,â Goodrich said. âReally keep an eye on your cars because luckily I had something removed from my car that is still drivable, but I hope no one gets cut anything from their car that would put them in. danger. “
She went on to say that she was grateful that she had a different self-assurance from others and that nothing worse had happened.
Crunch said they don’t own the parking lot so there isn’t much they can do. They said unfortunately it had happened to others. They also said they did not have access to cameras near the parking lot. They went on to say that they were ready to work with the police in any way possible to help find the people who are doing this.