A Totton man has pleaded guilty to stealing thousands of pounds of camping equipment and tools from a car in the New Forest.

Dillon Alan Cooper, of Shakespeare Drive, stole £3,500 worth of items from a vehicle on Bolderwood Arboretum Ornamental Drive in Emery Down shortly before 4pm on June 25 2023.

Appearing at Southampton Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, he pleaded guilty guilty to the theft.

He has been remanded on conditional bail to appear at court for sentencing on September 10.