MOTORISTS are being warning to be on their guard against thieves stealing car parts.

Officers from Greater Manchester Police's Bury South Neighbourhood Police Team have warned that catalytic converters are being stolen from vehicles parked in secluded places.

Sergeant Guy Bullough of Bury South Neighbourhood team, advised vehicle owners to "be vigilant and avoid leaving vehicles in secluded locations, including on the outer fringes of shopping centre car parks".