Kettering man arrested for 'stealing catalytic converters'

A man from Kettering was arrested in Peterborough on suspicion of stealing catalytic converters.

Wednesday, 4th December 2019, 11:05 am
Updated Wednesday, 4th December 2019, 11:06 am
Stolen catalytic converters

Officers were in Copeland in Bretton at around 5.45pm on Monday, December 2, when they stopped two vehicles.

A 33-year-old from Kettering was arrested on suspicion of theft from a vehicle, driving without a licence and driving without insurance.

He has since been bailed until December 30.

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Stolen catalytic converters

Catalytic converters in a car’s exhaust system clean up harmful gases before they exit the exhaust pipe.

There has been a rise in thefts recently with prices for them increasing rapidly.