AN UNAUTHORISED encampment has been set up in a Bournemouth car park.

BCP Council is aware of the encampment, which is in Alum Chine car park.

A spokesperson for BCP Council said: "We are aware of an unauthorised encampment at Alum Chine Car Park, consisting of five living units and associated vehicles. 

"We are currently undertaking the required risk and needs assessments."

An unauthorised camp in the same location was also set up last month.

This camp was visited and monitored daily by BCP Council.