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.
Toronto , Ontario – A man accused of throwing buckets of feces in a series of random attacks on five unsuspecting victims has been apprehended. I hope this arrest will help calm concern on campuses and across the city.” Opoku was ordered to be held in jail until his bail hearing on Dec.
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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. 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.
'It was feces:' Toronto man, 23, arrested and charged over three poop attacks in four days
'It was feces:' Toronto man, 23, arrested and charged over three poop attacks in four daysGreat work by @TorontoPolice arresting an individual in the “feces attacks” investigation. He can’t face justice or be given help until apprehended and it seems our police have that in hand. I hope this arrest will help calm concern on campuses and across the city. https://t.
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The Toronto man accused of throwing feces on multiple people in three separate attacks—including inside two university libraries— is set to appear in court Tuesday morning. Toronto police at the scene near College and McCaul streets after a suspect hurled a bucket of feces at a woman.
The rest of what happened in court is covered by a publication ban.
Opoku’s lawyer, Jordan Weisz, told reporters outside court that he had hoped to conclude the bail hearing next week, but the schedule didn’t allow it.
“Jail is not an appropriate place for my client,” Weisz said, adding that although he was not allowed to speak specifically about Opoku, “most people would agree that the allegations suggest some form of mental illness.”
“If someone is throwing feces at persons randomly, without rhyme or reason, that, to me, would be strongly suggestive of a mental health issue because there would be no animosity between the person and the victim,” Weisz said.
Crowd fills courtroom for accused feces thrower's 1st appearance
Around 50 people packed a courtroom at Old City Wednesday morning for the 23-year-old's court appearance.Samuel Opoku, 23, was arrested 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.
The coordinated feces - flinging attack during the hearing was a sordid spectacle. Judicial Committee chairman Senator Chuck Grassley couldn't even complete his first sentence before Senator Kamala Harris interrupted him, demanding a delay in the hearing .
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Speaking in general, he added that taxpayers “pay far more to house the mentally ill in a shiny brand new detention centre … than we would to treat them.”
Police arrested Opoku on Nov. 26 in connection with three separate attacks involving a bucket allegedly containing what has been described as liquified fecal matter.
On Friday Nov. 22, a man threw feces on two people studying at the University of Toronto’s Robarts Library. Two days later a similar attack took place 20 kilometres away, at York University’s Scott Library in the city’s north end. A third attack took place the following day. A man threw a bucket full of liquified feces at a woman at the southern edge of the U of T campus.
Opoku is charged with five counts each of assault with a weapon and mischief interfere with property.
The strange case has captivated Toronto university campuses, inspiring memes about a horrifyingly novel concern at a time when most students are focused on preparing for final exams. As many as 100 people packed the court for Opoku’s first court appearance last week. This time only about a dozen people showed up, mostly journalists.
Opoku will return to Old City Hall Court on Dec. 18 at 11 a.m.
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