TRAVELLERS have set up camp on an area of land in a Hampshire village.

Police have confirmed that an unauthorised encampment has been operating on land off of Admiralty Way, Marchwood since Wednesday evening.

Officers now now engaging with the encampment and making regular visits to the area.

They are also working closely with Marchwood Parish Council in order to resolve the issue.

A Hampshire police spokesperson, said: "We, along with the Marchwood Parish Council, will be continuing to monitor the impact on the site from an environmental impact, and take appropriate action where necessary.

"Anyone wishing to report any suspicious activity or a crime, can do so via our online reporting tool on the Hampshire Constabulary website or by calling 101. If a crime is in progress then please dial 999."