Appeal after 30-40 tonnes of industrial waste left on roadside in Walsham-le-Willows

Police are appealing for information after 30 to 40 tonnes of industrial waste were left on a road in Walsham-le-Willows on Thursday (April 9) ANL-150413-091305001
Police are appealing for information after 30 to 40 tonnes of industrial waste were left on a road in Walsham-le-Willows on Thursday (April 9) ANL-150413-091305001
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Police are appealing for information after 30-40 tonnes of industrial waste were left on a road in Walsham-le-Willows last night (Thursday).

At approximately 9.30pm, the waste, which is described as building material and household waste was left at the side of Finningham Road after being unloaded by a tractor and trailer.

Police and the Environment Agency are now at the scene working to clear the waste.

Pc Mark Bryant, rural crime officer, said: “This is a large amount of industrial waste that has been left at the side of a public road, potentially causing a danger to motorists and other members of the public in the area.

“It will take a significant amount of time for the agencies involved to remove it. Acts such as this can cause serious damage to the local environment and I would urge anyone who knows who is responsible to contact us immediately.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information is asked to contact Suffolk Police on 101.