A man has been charged after a cyclist was seen on the M27.

Christopher Aymer, 28, of Hopkins Close in Bournemouth, has been charged with using excluded traffic on a motorway and obstructing an officer.

Officers were called to the motorway near Cadnam on Tuesday.

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When officers arrived at the scene, they found a cyclist on the eastbound carriageway near Junction 1.

In a tweet, a spokesperson from Hampshire Roads Policing Unit said the cyclist "refused details and wanted to argue the law regarding pedal cycles use of the motorway".

The team posted dash-cam photo of the man cycling on the hard shoulder.

Aymer will appear at Southampton Magistrates Court on August 24.