Police warning over ‘cat’ thefts

MOTORISTS are being warned to be on guard following another spate of catalytic converter thefts in South Holland.

Officers had reports of six thefts in a week from Holbeach, Whaplode, Weston and Moulton.

The vehicles targeted were:

l A Land Rover Freelander on Middle Road, Whaplode, on February 4-5;

l A Citroen Relay van on St Mary’s Close, Weston, between February 3-6;

l A Mitsubishi L200 on Wignal’s Gate, Holbeach, on February 3-4;

l A Land Rover Freelander on Broadgate, Weston Hills, on February 4-5;

l A Land Rover Freelander on Franklin Walk, Whaplode, on February 2-3;

l A Toyota Rav 4 on Tulip Fields, Whaplode, on February 4 between 2-9pm.

Owners can protect their vehicles at two free catalytic converter engraving sessions in Holbeach in the coming weeks.

The sessions will be held at Holbeach Tyres on Boston Road South on Wednesday, February 29, and Wednesday, March 14, from 1-4pm.

Anyone interested should take proof of ownership and their driving licence.