Three masked men were arrested in woodland yesterday after they were allegedly seen acting suspiciously.

The men, from Blackwater, Woking and London, were found in woodland near Back Lane, Herriard, at just after 4.30pm on Thursday (September 23).

The trio, aged 32, 28 and 20 respectively, were arrested on suspicion of criminal damage to property valued under £5,000.

The 32-year-old was also arrested on suspicion of going equipped for theft and theft.

They have all been released on conditional bail and our enquiries are ongoing.

A spokesperson for Hampshire Constabulary said: "Officers are still keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident.

"Anyone with information is asked to call us on 101 quoting 44210383132 or go online and submit information via this link

"Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their anonymous online form at"