Residents are being asked to look out for two vehicles suspected to be involved with deer poaching in south Dorset, writes Ellie Maslin.

Dorset Police Rural Crime Team said the vehicles are believed to be very active at night and into the early hours of the morning.

They are described by police as a black Suzuki Vitara, registration Y *** NYA and a black Audi A4, registration GU05 ***.

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If you see the vehicles at night in rural areas, or acting suspiciously with dogs, deer or metal detectors, call police on 999.

For a non-emergency call 101 or at, via email

To talk to the Rural Crime Team in full confidence email

Originally published in Dorset Echo