FRAMINGHAM – Framingham Police are investigating the theft of two catalytic converters from trucks parked at the TJX headquarters over the weekend.
The thefts were reported at 11:54 a.m. on June 11.
“Two catalytic converters were taken off of trucks in the lot,” said Lt. Rachel Mickens.
“No suspects at this time,” said Lt. Mickens.
There has been an increase in catalytic converter thefts in Framingham this year, but the City is not alone.
The National Insurance Crime Bureau has the a 325% increase in thefts from 2019 to 2020.
A Catalytic Converter is a tool installed on every car, be it diesel or gasoline. The converter is a catalyst located in the exhaust channel that works to filter hydrocarbons and other pollutants as waste products of engine combustion.