POLICE were called to deal with an ordnance device at Studland this afternoon.

Officers are in attendance after the object was found by a member of the public.

An officer from Purbeck Police posted on Facebook: "We are currently at Studland dealing with an ordnance device which was found by a member of public."

Police were on the scene at around 3pm.

The Daily Echo has contacted Dorset Police for more information.