catalytic converters were stolen from two cars in Little Eaton last week.
Thieves struck on Monday, March 21, while the cars were parked up in the Little Chef car park on Ford Lane, near the A38.
A Skoda was targeted at some point between 8.30am and 3.30pm. A Volkswagen Golf was targeted between 8am and 5pm.
A police spokesman said: “They were both cut off and removed.”
l Also on the Monday in Little Eaton, thieves tried to steal petrol from a car on Alfreton Road. They removed the fuel cap but were disturbed and fled.
Witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call police on 0345 123 3333, or the Crimestoppers hotline on 0800 555 111.