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Flytipper is caught on CCTV flinging a dead FOX and rubbish into front gardens in the early hours

This is the shocking moment a cruel fly-tipper flings a dead fox onto a family's garden.

Shocking CCTV footage caught the hooded person dumping the fox on the grass in Abingdon, Oxfordshire.

The person then casually walks a few paces before emptying a bag of rubbish onto another front lawn just after 1am on January 7. 

Vale of White Horse District Council labelled the culprit ‘a very sick person’. Its environmental health officers are investigating the horrific incident.

In the clip the person walks down the street, apparently carrying the dead fox in their bare hands.

Without stopping, the person flings the fox onto the grass and looks over to where it lands.

This is the shocking moment a cruel fly-tipper flings a dead fox onto a family's garden in Abingdon, Oxfordshire

The person casually walks a few paces further before emptying a bag of rubbish just after 1am on January 7

As they walk, the fly-tipper moves a plastic bag from their left hand to their right.

When they reach a second patch of grass, they empty out the carrier by tipping it upside down. 

They shake out the bag as they continue to walk, before flinging it behind them. 

In the clip the person walks down the street, apparently clutching the dead fox with their bare hands as they go. Without stopping, the person flings the fox onto the grass and continues walking

CCTV footage then cuts to show the fly-tipper carrying out his thoughtless deeds face-on.

The district council asked anyone with any information to email [email protected] or call 01235 422403.

If householders discover a dead fox, the council urges them to call them directly.

The animal will generally be taken away within 24 hours of the report. 

CCTV footage then cuts to show the fly-tipper carrying out his thoughtless deeds face-on