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Fly-tippers dump waste at Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

fly tipping in Pembrokshire Image copyright Pembrokeshire Coast National Park
Image caption Charles Mathieson of the National Park Authority said fly-tipping could put people's health at risk

Waste, some of it hazardous, has been found dumped at two sites within Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

Items including a freezer and window frames were abandoned at car parks at St Govan's and Stack Rocks.

National park workers spent 12 hours removing the waste, some of which required staff to wear protective clothing to dispose of it.

Dyfed-Powys Police and Pembrokeshire council's environmental health department have been informed.

Fly-tipping is illegal and offenders could be fined up to £50,000 or a receive a prison sentence.

Image copyright Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

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