Criminal investigation launched after flytippers caught on camera in Ramsgate

The flytipped rubbish in Ashley Close

Thanet council has confirmed there is an active investigation into an incident of flytipping in Ramsgate yesterday (February 5).

A report was made of a man and woman dumping 3 sofas  and other rubbish in Ashley Close on Sunday evening.

The incident was caught on camera and a report made to TDC.

A Thanet council spokesman said: “There was a flytip which was cleared immediately. There is now an active criminal investigation.”

From April 2016 to March 2017 there were nearly 1700 fly-tipping incidents in Thanet, costing the council a total of £109,550 to clean up more than 1500 tonnes of the resulting waste.

Report flytipping to TDC here