Roof tiles were dumped in Stoney Cross.  

New Forest District Council has said it is investigating the incident of fly-tipping.

In a statement posted on its Facebook page yesterday (April 7), the district council said: "We're investigating a large fly-tip of asbestos roof tiles in Stoney Cross.

"Dumping waste poses danger to wildlife, harms our Forest, and is illegal. If you have any information which could help us with this case, please email or call us on 023 8028 5000."

It added: "Remember, if you're employing someone to take your waste away, check they are a licensed waste carrier. You can ask for the waste carrier license number and check it on the Environment Agency's website."

A spokesperson for NFDC said: "We found the fly-tip at Stoney Cross on February 21. The investigation into this fly-tip is ongoing and we are following up a number of leads. We do anticipate a criminal prosecution. Therefore, sub judice rules apply to the information we can release."

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