A Brass lectern has been stolen from church in High Easter.

The brass lectern is Victorian, about 5ft high and has the figure of an eagle at the top. It has an estimated replacement value of about £30,000.

Up to four men are thought to have been involved in the theft and a lorry or van could have been used to carry away the lectern.

Police would like any information about anyone trying to sell the lectern.

Police have released a photograph of the lectern in the hope that it can be recovered if offered for sale or for scrap.

Anyone with information about the burglary or the whereabouts of the lectern should contact detectives at Saffron Walden CID on 101

Additional Info

Police Incident NumberSaffron Walden CID
Police ForceEssex Police 0300 333 4444