lion is returned! Pub's delight as stolen carving comes home
wooden carving of a lion, which was stolen from a pub near Highbridge
last month, has been returned in the post.
owners of the Watchfield Inn issued
an appeal last month after the ornate seven inch wide carving
was removed from an old fireplace in the bar.
Jane Berryman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The lion has been
anonymously returned to us in the post in red Christmas paper
and bubble wrap."
over the moon that it's back, but there was no indication who
took it or why. The only information we have is the Devon postmark
on the outside of the packaging."
still puzzles us why someone would want to remove an item like
this. It has been there for many years and had left a big gap
in a beautiful old fireplace."