June 30, 2017
Burnham-On-Sea's crime-hit Boots store installs new shutters

Burnham-On-Sea's Boots chemist store plans has installed new security shutters this week following a spate of burglaries.

The store in Burnham's High Street has suffered four burglaries since the beginning of April, with thousands of pounds of stock stolen.

Bosses recently the go-ahead for metal shutters to be installed to protect the store's glass doors from further overnight break-ins.

"We've reluctantly decided to install the shutters - we really didn't want to do this, not just for the cost but also the appearance of the store," Chris Donkin, the store's assistant manager, told

The shutters were installed this week following night-time burglaries on Saturday May 27th, Sunday April 16th, Thursday April 13th, and Monday April 3rd.


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