TWO men from Wales have been charged with the theft of scrap metal following an incident in Highbridge.

Daniel Reynolds, 26, of High Street, Llanbradach, and Ethan Twynham, 19, of Thomasville, Penyrheol, have been charged with one count of theft and are due to appear at Taunton Magistrates’ Court on Monday, December 21.

The charge relate to the alleged theft of scrap metal from private land in the Edithmead area of Highbridge – which was found inside a Ford Transit van – on the morning of Friday, November 20.

Police say enquiries are ongoing in the Bridgwater, Highbridge and Burnham-on-Sea areas to identify the owners of other items of scrap metal seized by officers.

If you can help, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5220261996