recover stolen Burnham-On-Sea church crosses from pond
police have recovered two brass crosses from the bottom of a pond
after they were stolen from a church in the town earlier this
ornate crosses were removed from St Andrew's Church during the
past fortnight and were recovered by officers on Wednesday.
men were arrested on Tuesday (April 24th) on
suspicion of the theft of the two brass crosses.
38 and 25, the pair have been released on police bail and the
crosses were recovered from Morland pond in Highbridge.
Adrian Jones told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "This is really good
news for the community. The recovery of these irreplaceable pieces
of history was helped by a local resident and the crosses can
now be returned to their rightful place."
PC Adrian Jones and Special Constable Charlotte Stiles with the
recovered crosses and, above, St Andrew's Church in Burnham