Three men were made to clear up their mess after they were caught on CCTV throwing wheelie bins and rubbish into a York city centre street.
The local council's decided to release the footage in the hope it will deter others from following suit.
Claire Montgomery reports.
Connie Thompson saw three men throwing rubbish bags into the streets of York.
When the police arrived, they made the trio clear up the mess.
The men were walking down Gillygate in York around 2:30am on Tuesday 7th January when they started chucking garbage around.
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.
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: