Kettering man arrested for 'stealing catalytic converters'

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

Stolen catalytic converters
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.

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.