'No excuse' for pooing in street

A Dunedin business owner believes a woman, thought to be a freedom camper, who defecated in the gutter outside his workshop is still in the city.

APET Racing owner Nik Black says a white camper van broke down outside his Vogel St business on Saturday.

He was working on Sunday night and noticed a large amount of faeces in the gutter.

"I had gone outside to get some fresh air and looked down and thought, 'That didn't come from a dog, who the hell put that there?'''

Mr Black reviewed security camera footage filmed outside his business and said he saw a woman defecating in the gutter about 8.30am on Sunday next to another vehicle, a white truck with a green stripe.

He believed there was no excuse for the act, as BP Southern in Cumberland St was open 24 hours and had a toilet.

Most of the faeces remained in the gutter this morning, he said.

When media approached the van yesterday, the freedom campers made a smoky getaway at full speed, about 5km/h.

Mr Black doubted they would have got far and would still be in Dunedin today.

Police had not contacted him for the footage, he said.

Police said today they were aware of the footage of the incident and inquiries were continuing.


Yuk! The law really wants enforcing on these freedom campers; they are turning the country into one big open toilet. Absolutely disgusting.

Notice it was a woman .... they offend too.



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