PARK RIDGE, Ill. (CBS) – Two men stole a catalytic converter from in front of a business early Thursday morning, according to authorities.
Around 5:07 a.m., employees working at an office located at 1460 Renaissance Dr. noticed two men outside of their window standing near their work van — one of the men was seen holding a motorized saw attempting to cut off a catalytic converter.READ MORE: Bucktown Woman Shaken After Being Carjacked During Saturday Morning Spree, And She's Not The First Victim In Her Family
One of the employees confronted the men where one displayed a handgun and told the employee to “mind his own business” before fleeing in a grey Dodge Durango.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Dangerous Wind Chills For Next 2 Nights
The men are described as African American, thin build, and wearing dark clothing.MORE NEWS: Chicago White Sox Take Action After CBS 2 Investigators Expose Parking Scam Outside Sports Venues: Fans Getting Ripped Off By Conmen, Then Hit With Parking Tickets
The Park Ridge Police Department reminds witnesses not to confront suspects and instead call 911 as soon as possible. They also advise to immediately report any suspicious activity or crimes in progress.