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.