DRIVERS damaged posts to access a bridleway in Yetminster, Dorset, with their 4x4 vehicles.

The bridleway was also badly damaged by the vehicles.

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A spokesperson for Sherborne Police said: "Posts installed to prevent vehicles using a bridleway at Chetnole Road, Yetminster, have been damaged by persons using 4x4 vehicles.

"The surface of bridleway N31/12 has also been damaged to the extent that it may have to have public right of way access removed to allow the ground to recover."

If you have any information concerning this incident please contact Dorset Police via website:, quoting occurrence number 55200172097.