Police have hit out at fly-tippers after a dangerous amount of rubble dumped near Stroud nearly caused a serious accident.

Officers were called to the incident in Haresfield last night, where a huge pile of rubble was dumped on an unnamed road.

Stroud Police tweeted: "Last night PCSO's Liz Ward, Abbi Barker and Mike Trebble attended Haresfield.

"A dangerous amount of rubble dumped on the highway nearly causing a serious accident."

"We are appealing for information - Did you see anything?

"Any information call us on 101 quoting incident 405 20.02.21."