Authorities are urging people in Southend not to ignore red flag warnings on MOD land.

It comes after a jetski was spotted illegally entering the MOD sea area in Shoebury yesterday.

Shoebury Range revealed on Twitter the jetskier had ignored the red flags set up by traveling from the Boom to Havengore Creek.

The red flags were in place to warn that actitivites were taking place on the range and to stay away from the area.

Bosses added on Twitter: “Lack of knowledge or recklessness put them in very real danger.”

Police in Southend also urged the public to stay away from MOD land.

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They said: “As we have previously mentioned on our social media channels, entering the MOD areas without authorisation can be extremely dangerous.

“The risk is not worth it, please stay safe.”