Hertfordshire police have identified a suspect after soiled nappies were fly-tipped in Potters Bar on a number of occasions.

The incidents took place in the Furzefield ward between 3.30pm on February 29 and midday on March 20.

With information and CCTV footage provided by members of the public, officers worked with Hertsmere Borough Council to identify a suspect.

The person's details have now been passed to Environmental Health, who will be progressing with the investigation.

A spokesperson for Hertfordshire Constabulary said: "Following a number of reports of soiled nappies being fly-tipped in the Furzefield ward of Potters Bar on multiple occasions, we have been working with Hertsmere Borough Council to identify who is responsible.

"We have now located the vehicle involved and identified a suspect. Their details have been shared with Environmental Health who will be progressing the investigation.

"Thank you to those who contacted us with information and provided CCTV, as this has been crucial."


Crimes can also be reported to Hertfordshire police online at www.herts.police.uk/ro/report or by calling the police's non-emergency number 101.

Hertfordshire police's web chat function can be used by visiting herts.police.uk/contact.

Anonymous information can be given by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via crimestoppers-uk.org.