Suspect photo released after feces thrown at people in university libraries

Nov 25 2019, 4:16 pm

Toronto Police have released an image of a suspect who allegedly threw feces at people in one of two incidents at local universities.

Police were called to the scene at York University’s Scott Library around 5 pm on Sunday, November 24.

The suspect allegedly entered the library carrying a bucket and poured the contents — which police describe as “liquefied fecal matter — onto an “unsuspecting person” who was seated at a table.

The suspect fled the scene on foot.


The suspect involved in an alleged feces throwing incident York University on Sunday / Toronto Police

Police describe the suspect as a man in his 20s with a medium build. He was wearing a black hat, blue top, light-coloured pants and black gloves.

Police are also investigating a similar incident that took place on Friday, November 22, at the library at the University of Toronto.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, online on the Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).