Huge rise in theft of catalytic converters from cars

Drivers are being urged to be vigilant after a huge rise in the number of catalytic converters being stolen from cars. Police in London say the number of thefts in the first six months of 2019 was 2,894, a 73 per cent increase on the 1,674 stolen in the whole of 2018. In Cambridgeshire, there were 61 reported thefts between June 20 and August 14, with 44 of these from Honda Jazz, Toyota Prius or Toyota Auris cars.

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