Published: March 1, 2011
Convoy of police in Burnham was 'just a training exercise'

A convoy of police rushed at speed through Burnham-On-Sea on Friday morning (February 25th), raising fears that a major incident was underway.

However, the convoy of motorbikes and five police vehicles - which made their way through town along Burnham Road to Highbridge, as pictured here - were simply taking part in a training session.

"Officers have been carrying out tactical driver training in recent days," a police spokesman told

Our photo shows the convoy of police travelling past the Pepperall Road junction with Highbridge Road


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