Cops make York bin tippers clean up

CCTV in York caught three males throwing wheelie bins and rubbish bags into the street. Police made them clean up after themselves.

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Council make example out of wheelie bin tippers

CCTV of three men tipping over wheelie bins in York has been viewed over 20,000 times.

City of York Council released the footage to make people "think again before acting irresponsibly".

The men were walking down Gillygate in York around 2:30am on Tuesday 7th January when they started throwing rubbish around.

Police turned up and made the trio clear up the mess they had made.

Councillor Linsay Cunningham-Cross from City of York Council spoke to ITV Tyne Tees.

Wheelie bin footage viewed 20,000 times

Video footage of three people who were caught on CCTV throwing wheelie bins and rubbish bags into the street has been viewed over 20,000 times in one day.

The men were walking down Gillygate in York around 2:30am on Tuesday 7th January when they started chucking garbage around.

Police turned up and made the trio clear up the mess they had made.

Connie Thompson,who saw the whole thing, said she was "delighted" with the police's quick response.

This is the first time City of York Council has proactively released CCTV footage in this way.

It's hoped it will deter any other incidents of this kind. You can view the footage on our website.

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Common sense cops make York bin tippers clear up after themselves

CCTV in York caught three lads thinking they were getting away with it.

The trio were walking down Gillygate at around 2:30am on Tuesday 7th January when they start throwing wheelie bins and rubbish bags into the street.

Their fun was cut short though when police officers showed up and made the lads clear up after themselves.

Click below to watch the trio caught in the act:

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