Second suspect arrested over theft of church bell from St Peter’s Church, Easton

12:07 13 July 2012

St Peter

St Peter's Church, Easton, where thieves stole the brass bell. Revd Darleen Plattin pictured outside. Photo: Steve Adams.

Police investigating the theft of a church bell have arrested a second man.

The brass bell was stolen on Tuesday from St Peter’s Church, Dereham Road, Easton, and was found on Thursday in Oak Street in the city following enquiries with scrap yards.

A 25-year-old man was arrested and on Thursday afternoon officers arrested a second suspect, a 26-year-old man.

Both suspects were interviewed at Aylsham Police Investigation Centre and released on conditional bail.

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