Police investigate 3rd incident of feces hurled at person near Toronto university
Police investigate 3rd incident of feces hurled at person near Toronto university . The first incident occurred last Friday when another person had fecal matter thrown at them at the University of Toronto in the Robarts Library cafeteria. Jason Huang, a fourth-year life science student, told CBC News on Monday that he was sitting in the cafeteria when he saw a tall man wearing a yellow construction hat run up to someone and dump a bucketful of brownish-yellow liquid on them."We didn't know what it was then ... and then the smell just hits," Huang said.© Provided by cbc.
A crowd of people packed a Toronto courtroom Wednesday to see a man accused of throwing buckets of feces on five people in the city.
Samuel Opoku, 23,near Queen Street West and Spadina Avenue on Tuesday evening, after allegedly throwing multiple buckets of liquefied fecal matter on people over the past few days.
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Close to 50 people, including several university students, showed up for Opoku's first court appearance at Old City Hall.
Many people were unable to fit into the small bail courtroom. The court is reportedly looking for another room to hold the crowd.
The hearing was supposed to start at 10 a.m. but has been delayed.
Police say a man threw feces on peopleat both the University of Toronto and York University over the last week.
In the, a man threw feces from a bucket over a woman near College and McCaul streets Monday night, police said.
Opoku is facing five charges of assault with a weapon and five charges of mischief interfering with property, police said.
Bail hearing delayed for man accused of flinging feces at Toronto strangers .
TORONTO — The 23-year-old man accused of flinging feces at Toronto university students will wait another two more weeks for a bail hearing. Samuel Opoku made a brief appearance in room 128 of Old City Hall Court Tuesday afternoon, dressed in a denim shirt and dark grey pants. Samuel Opoku made a brief appearance in room 128 of Old City Hall Court Tuesday afternoon, dressed in a denim shirt and dark grey pants. He sat swivelling in a plush blue office chair with his hands cuffed in front of him as his lawyer and the Crown notified the court that they had settled on a date for a special — meaning longer than usual — bail hearing.