ILLEGAL metal detecting has been caught on camera at an Ancient Monument in Herefordshire.

Police said the 'nighthawkers' were spotted on CCTV metal detecting at Goodrich Castle, near Ross-on-Wye at 6.50pm on October 13.

The two treasure hunters arrived and left in a BMW.

If you have any information you believe could be connected to the incident or other incidents of illegal metal detecting, contact Rural and Business Crime Officer Paul Crumpton on 101.