January 21, 2011
divers carry out search of river near Burnham-On-Sea
divers carried out an underwater search of a river near Burnham-On-Sea
on Friday (January 21st) in a hunt for dumped stolen property.
Divers from Avon and Somerset Constabulary's Underwater Search
Unit carried out a day-long search of the Huntspill River at West
Huntspill, as pictured here.
spokesman Wayne Baker confirmed to Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Our
Underwater Search Unit has been carrying out a search of the river
for stolen property that may have discarded during the past year."
declined to say whether any valuables had been found, but Burnham-On-Sea.com's
photographer saw several items being retrieved on Friday afternoon.
of the divers emerging from the river on Friday afternoon
appeared to be the wooden butt of a gun was retrieved
police's Underwater Search Unit was at the scene throughout the