Corby man arrested over stolen Audi after police find missing parts

A man from Corby has been arrested after police found the missing parts from a stolen Audi they recovered on Monday.

Wednesday, 4th December 2019, 11:38 am
Updated Wednesday, 4th December 2019, 12:14 pm
Police have arrested a man in connection with a stolen Audi that was stripped out

Kettering's plain clothes police officers discovered the stolen Audi in South Folds Road in Oakley Hay Industrial Estate on Monday, December 3.

The Audi A4 had been stolen from Pilot Road, less than five miles away, on Saturday, November 30.

The car had been completely stripped out but police were able to trace the missing parts and arrested a 35-year-old man from Corby in Robin Road, Corby, on Monday in connection with the crime.

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Police managed to find all the stolen parts

The man has been released under investigation.

When police discovered the stolen Audi in South Folds Road, they also uncovered an industrial cannabis factory in two warehouses because they smelled the cannabis in the air.

The huge factory was cleared out yesterday (Tuesday) and more than 1,000 plants were removed.

Writing on their Kettering ProActive Cops twitter account, the police officers investigating the stolen car said: "You remember the stolen Audi we recovered yesterday? Well, we couldn't clear the cannabis yesterday cos...... After various 'coppers nose enqs, we found all the parts from that Audi.

While they were investigating the stolen car, police also discovered a cannabis factory in this unit

"Got one male in custody.

"We won't stop pursuing criminals."

More than 1,000 plants were seized from the factory