A 23-year-old man is under arrests in Toronto, accused of throwing liquid fecal matter on his victims, reports CP24.
All the victims appear to be Asian, but authorities don’t think this was racially motivated.
“(The victims) were Asian, however, we don’t think that might be the connection because we have different parts of Asia in there. We have some from the west side, some from the east side,” Const. Victor Kwong said to CP24.
According to the Daily Mail, the attacks on five people occurred in three separate incidents over four days.
The newspaper reported all three incidents happened on university campuses-two in libraries. The first happened at the John P. Robarts Research Library on the University of Toronto Friday. The suspect allegedly walked over to two people sitting at the table and dumped the substance on top of them.
In the next attack Sunday, a man entered into the the Scott Library on the York University’s Keele campus and assaulted a woman and man.
The latest incident occurred at the University of Toronto outside a building.
“Great work by Toronto Police 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,” tweeted Toronto Mayor John Tory.
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