A FAMILY found on a wild camp in the New Forest were moved on by police.

Officers on patrol with the Forestry England Rangers yesterday found a family on a wild camp at Hatchett Pond.

Police explained that wild camping was not allowed in the New Forest and the family were moved on.

After this, the team found a fly tip of garden waste at Bull Hill car park.

New Forest Post:

The waste was removed to prevent cross contamination.

In a Facebook post, New Forest Heart Cops said: "We had a very productive day on patrol with one of the Forestry England Rangers today.

"We found a family on a wild camp at Hatchett Pond, explained that it wasn’t allowed anywhere in the Forest and they moved on.

"Then sadly we found a fly tip of garden waste at Bull Hill car park which will now have to removed to prevent cross contamination.

"Thanks to everyone we met today who was doing the right thing and keeping the New Forest special."