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Police seize car in illegal fishing probe near Bickton House in Fordingbridge

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POLICE seized a car as they responded to reports of four men illegally fishing near a Fordingbridge property.

Called out to an area near Bickton House, officers found and spoke to the suspects. But no wildlife-related offences were disclosed.

Enquiries into a nearby silver BMW, in which the quartet were believed to have travelled, found it had no tax, MoT or insurance. It was seized.

The car was seized by police
The car was seized by police

A Hampshire police spokesperson said afterwards: “No arrests have been made but enquiries remain ongoing at this time.”

Illegal fishing or poaching can be reported by calling 101 in confidence, and the What Three Words app can be used to help officers locate crimes in progress.

Crimestoppers can also be called anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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