Small fly with distinctive red markings.

Small fly with distinctive red markings.

Observation - Small fly with distinctive red markings. - UK and Ireland. Description: I found this fly like creature in my garden. It had distinctive red markings and moved by hopping. W

I found this fly like creature in my garden. It had distinctive red markings and moved by hopping. We didn’t see it fly but the shape of the body was more fly than beetle and it didn’t have antennae.
I have drawn a blank so far in trying to identify it.