Burnham police issue appeal after 'priceless' bronze statue is
Police have appealed for witnesses after a huge metal sculpture,
weighing more than a ton, was stolen from a garden in Brent Knoll
earlier this week.
bronze sculpture of a boat on a wave, pictured here, was removed
from outside a property in Brent Knoll on Monday (June 25th) at
owner, who has asked to remain anonymous, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"It is so sentimental to my family that the value is priceless."
added: "The sculpture weighs at least one ton in bronze so
it would have taken several people to carry it, plus a large vehicle
to take it away."
was designed and cast on site by a member of the family in memory
of his grandmother. Although the item is very valuable, the sentimental
value is priceless. We
would be so grateful for any information on where it has gone
or who took it."
Burnham-On-Sea Police confirmed an investigation is underway and
they appealed for anyone with information to get in touch via
the non-emergency police number 101 or anonymously using Crimestoppers
on 0800 555 111 quoting crime reference number 69558/12.
Ian Kennett of Burnham Police told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It
is a very distinctive sculpture with a lot of sentimental value.
We are keen to hear from anyone who saw people acting suspiciously
in the area on Monday evening or, indeed, has information about