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Accused of stealing from church

PUBLISHED: 10:12 15 April 2008 | UPDATED: 20:08 05 July 2010

Two men accused of stealing tens of thousands of pounds belonging to a Roman Catholic Church in Lowestoft have appeared before magistrates.

Eric Woodhead, 60, of Upgate, Poringland, and Christopher Myhill, 28, of Queen's Road, Yarmouth, have been charged with stealing nearly £92,000 from the Our Lady Star of the Sea church.

Two men accused of stealing tens of thousands of pounds belonging to a Roman Catholic Church in Lowestoft have appeared before magistrates.

Eric Woodhead, 60, of Upgate, Poringland, and Christopher Myhill, 28, of Queen's Road, Yarmouth, have been charged with stealing nearly £92,000 from the Our Lady Star of the Sea church. Myhill faces two further charges of stealing just over £6,000 from the same church.

The pair appeared before Lowestoft Magistrates' Court yesterday when their cases were adjourned for a plea and directions hearing at Ipswich Crown Court on May 16.


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