This cute canine nearly did so when it came within a whisker of breaking into a suburban courthouse.
This cute canine nearly did so when it came within a whisker of breaking into a suburban courthouse.

CUTE PHOTOS: How this cunning critter nearly outfoxed law

A baby fox nearly outfoxed the law when it was busted trying to break into the Elizabeth Magistrates Court.

The cunning critter was snapped standing on its hind legs and peering in through the glass front doors on Thursday morning, as if it was trying to break in.

But finding it was no cat burglar, after a few minutes the little cutie became a fox on the run and headed for the allure of Elizabeth Shopping Centre.

The baby fox eyes up the Elizabeth Court house. Picture: AAP/Mark Brake
The baby fox eyes up the Elizabeth Court house. Picture: AAP/Mark Brake

 

The baby fox tries in vain to get inside the building. Picture: AAP/Mark Brake
The baby fox tries in vain to get inside the building. Picture: AAP/Mark Brake

 

Giving up, the baby fox becomes a fox on the run. Picture AAP/Mark Brake
Giving up, the baby fox becomes a fox on the run. Picture AAP/Mark Brake

 

The baby fox sprints towards Elizabeth Shopping Centre. Picture: AAP/Mark Brake
The baby fox sprints towards Elizabeth Shopping Centre. Picture: AAP/Mark Brake

 

The fox takes stock of its situation and flees. Picture: AAP/Mark Brake
The fox takes stock of its situation and flees. Picture: AAP/Mark Brake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The fox was outside the law. Picture: AAP/Mark Brake
The fox was outside the law. Picture: AAP/Mark Brake
A man stops to watch as the baby fox decamps from the area in a south-westerly direction. Picture: AAP/Mark Brake
A man stops to watch as the baby fox decamps from the area in a south-westerly direction. Picture: AAP/Mark Brake

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