Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Human hand found at Isle of Wight's Freshwater Bay by dog

Freshwater Bay Image copyright David Dixon
Image caption The human remains were discovered at Freshwater Bay on the Isle of Wight

A human hand has been found by a dog after washing up on a beach.

The remains were discovered at Freshwater Bay on the Isle of Wight. They were given in by a member of the public at the Boat House at about 11:00 GMT, Hampshire Constabulary said.

Initial analysis has confirmed it is a human hand which had been in the water for a significant amount of time, the force said.

It has been sent away for further analysis.

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