at Burnham-On-Sea Children's Society shop dismays charity
burglars smashed their way into a Burnham-On-Sea charity shop early
on Friday (March 31st), stealing a quantity of stock.
glass door of The Children's Society in Burnham High Street was
smashed in the early hours of the morning, say Police.
Newbold, The Children's Society's regional retail manager, told
Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The incident occurred between 1-3am on
Friday morning when someone smashed our glass front door to gain
entry and then grabbed a lot of stock."
are shocked to have been targeted in this way and may now have to
look at introducing metal shutters which will be an extra expense
that takes away funds from vulnerable children."
are well supported in Burnham and the shop is well respected by
many residents. We are really sad and disappointed that the shop
has been broken into - we not only lost stock, but a day's trade
due to the clean-up and glass repairs."
spokesman Wayne Baker told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We received
reports that a charity shop was being broken into early on Friday
morning in the High Street."
number of items were reported missing from the shop and Police enquiries
are continuing. Anyone with information should call 101 and quote
The damaged glass door at the entrance to the Burnham-On-Sea shop
where burglars broke in on Friday morning