Police issue warning after jet ski is stolen in break-in
have urged boat and jet ski owners in Burnham-On-Sea to be extra
vigilant following the theft of a high-power machine in the town.
jet ski, pictured above, was stolen from Burnham Sailing Club
earlier this month and has been recovered from a field in Highbridge.
say it was taken in an overnight break-in at Burnham's boat yard
around May 2nd before it was hidden in a field.
thieves drove it out of town to Poples Bow in Highbridge, probably
after finding one of the tyres on the trailer was flat, and they
then tried to hide away the jet ski," said the owner, who
has asked not to be named.
used bolt cutters to open the gate of a field and then stashed
the machine away - presumably to collect it later."
are so relieved that the farmer spotted it and reported it to
the Police who have now returned it to us."
Police have asked boat and jet ski owners to check security of
jet skis and boats. Anyone with information about the incident
can contact Burnham Police on 101.