STEWIACKE, N.S. -- Police have recovered stolen property following the robbery of two Nova Scotia churches.

Police say that three youths and three adults were arrested earlier this week in relation to robberies that occurred between Dec. 8 and 9 at the United Church in Mill Village and St. Andrew's Church in Stewiacke.

RCMP say computers, heirlooms, and audio and video equipment were stolen from both churches.

The six people were arrested on Dec. 18, and items worth over $5,000 have been recovered

All the accused have been released from custody and will appear in court at a later date.

Police say the recovery of more missing church property is expected.