A RURAL policing team recovered a suspected hare coursing vehicle after it got stuck in a field.

Officers from the Rural Engagement Team went to the field, which is located in the Maldon District, on Sunday.

The Rural Engagement Team leads the force tackling hare coursing and wildlife crime.

A spokesman said: “The Rural Engagement Team recovered another suspected hare coursing vehicle on Sunday. 

“This one got stuck in a field in Maldon. Thanks to the farmer for his help removing it”.