AN AUDI with no MOT, tax or current keeper and its passenger door held partially shut with a bungee cord has been seized by police.

Officers from Ringwood Police also found evidence of recent off-road use and hare coursing in the vehicle.

A spokesperson said: “Uninsured Audi with no MOT, car tax or current keeper, with rear passenger door broken and held partially shut with bungee cord seized in Bransgore.

“After being found blocking dropped kerb preventing access to driveway needed by disabled visitor.

“Spare catapult slingshots and bags of ball bearings found on passenger seat with evidence of recent off-road use and hare coursing.

“If owner wishes to claim vehicle, please contact Ringwood Police team so we can discuss return, recovery costs and numerous road traffic offences.

“If you know someone driving illegally or involved in rural crime or hare coursing in Sopley Burley or Fordingbridge areas of New Forest call Hampshire Police on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 to RatOnARat and make New Forest communities even safer places.”