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Dr. Phil McGraw’s vintage 1957 Chevy Bel Air stolen from repair shop

Dr. Phil McGraw's vintage car stolen

Dr. Phil McGraw’s vintage car stolen

By Brian Hews

Iconic television talk show host Dr. Phil McGraw has become the victim of a auto theft that has sent law enforcement officials on an all out hunt to find the rare vintage car.

On August 26, 2012, McGraw was driving his 1957 Chevy Bel Air when it broke down. The vehicle was towed to an automobile shop called “RODZ” located at 2800 N. San Fernando Rd., Burbank to be repaired.

Later that evening the shop was broken into, the car was stolen, and Burbank Police Department officers wrote the report of the burglary.

Taskforce for Regional Autotheft Prevention (TRAP) investigators are working with the Burbank Police Department on this investigation.

A $1,000 reward is being offered by RODZ automobile shop for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect in this investigation and the safe return of the vehicle.

The car is unique and the public is being asked to help locate it and to identify the suspect(s). Anyone with information about the vehicle or the person(s) who stole the vehicle should contact TRAP investigators at (800)299-TRAP (8727). Or if you wish to remain Anonymous, call “LA Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or using the website

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