Assington/Boxford: Four vehicles targeted in catayltic converter thefts

Officers are warning people after a spate of catalytic converter thefts

Officers are warning people after a spate of catalytic converter thefts - Credit: Archant

POLICE are investigating after four vehicle had catalyic converters stolen in west Suffolk.

The first happened in Cox Hill, Boxford, between 9.15pm on Monday and 8.45am on Tuesday and involved a Mitsubishi Warrior while the second happened in Brook Hall Road, Boxford, sometime between 1.30pm on Sunday and 4pm on Tuesday, involving a Mitsubishi Shogun.

A Ford Ranger pick-up parked on a driveway in Barracks Road, Assington, had its catalytic converter removed between midnight and 6am on Tuesday.

A Toyota Hi Ace was then targeted in Further Street, Assington, between 11.50pm on Monday and 6.30am on Tuesday.

Officers are reminding motorists with vehicles with high ground clearance to keep them in a garage if possible, use alarms, lighting and CCTV to deter thieves and park vehicles in a way to make access to the catalytic converter difficult.


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Anyone with information Were you in the area? Did you notice any suspicious activity? If so contact PC Dean Bailey at Sudbury Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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