Valuables Stolen from Church in Bournemouth

Country: United Kingdom

Date of incident: June 9, 2023

A number of distinctive items have been stolen from St. Stephen's Church in Bournemouth, with police releasing a CCTV image of a suspect. The man was seen on the camera footage on June 9 at 9:30 AM. It was reported that he stole a silver sanctuary lamp, a decorative gold palm leaf and a statue of Our Lady of Walsingham. A private area of the church was also broken into and a number of items were damaged. The police have not arrested the man and are continuing their search.

sources: BBCDaily EchoPlanet Radio

picture: Daily Echo from CCTV image issued by Dorset Police