A magnet fisherman has found a safe full of jewelry and military medals at the bottom of a lake. Adam Hastings, 22, pulled up the haul the very first time he tried the new hobby after casting his magnet rod into a lake in a Cheltenham park. The unearthed safe was full of jewelry, watches, military medals and letters, and Adam reckons it was tossed into the water at Pittville Park by robbers. Unemployed Adam, 22, said: I cast it about four or five times without any luck. Then I felt something on the end line and when I pulled it out it turned out to be a safe full of jewelry. As I was reeling it in people started looking so I asked a woman walking a dog to film it for me. He added: It was obviously from some kind of robbery.
© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Adam who was magnet fishing at Pittville Lake found a safe full of personal possessions.
I found another smaller magnet nearby so it appears they came back to get it but the magnet they used wasn't as powerful as mine. Adam decided to give magnet fishing a try after seeing a program how people had found odd treasures in urban waters.
© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Although the watches do not work, brooches and military medals appear to be wearable
It looked like an interesting thing to do that didn't cost too much money and would get me out and about, he said. I didn't expect to find