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Swedish ‘pooper’ gets prison after shop dump

8 Mar 2012, 11:42

Published: 08 Mar 2012 11:42 GMT+01:00

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The man, who has been called “the pooper” by local media, took the escalator to the lower floor of the store, where he crouched down on the floor and defecated.

According to local newspaper Gefle Dagblad, the man has admitted to the offence, and will pay 975 kronor ($143.5) to the shop which will cover the cleaning bill and the cost of a pair of trousers on display in the shop, which were ruined when the man smeared his faeces over them.

However, the man was also convicted of theft as he had broken into a local establishment and pilfered four bottles of alcohol to a value of 800 kronor a few days after the poo incident, as well as damaging a window in a house owned by landlord Gävlegårdarna.

For these offences the man will pay 1,700 kronor for the theft and 2,571 for the damages to the window.

However, the district court also sentenced him to prison as he was already serving a suspended sentence for a drug related crime, and had a previous criminal record, according to the paper.

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Your comments about this article

13:07 March 8, 2012 by Snood
"poop" what are we all? 5 year old Americans? surely it should read "Defecate(ing)"
13:31 March 8, 2012 by HYBRED
Too much fiber in his diet.
14:11 March 8, 2012 by Joner39
It's all a load of sh*t if you ask me ;-)
14:16 March 8, 2012 by Flutterbye
I have seen this happen in Stockholm, I was waiting for my friend who then worked for Svenska Bank and there was some building work happening opposite where I was sitting, suddenly this girl climbed in between the wood that was stacked up, dropped her pants and did a "poop", I was sooo shocked LOL!!!

When my friend came out of her office I told her what had happened and we had a laugh about it.

Maybe the Swedes have a propensity for doing this in public.
15:15 March 8, 2012 by Vill
I'm not certain, but I think the title of this article should be put on one of those T-shirts sold by TheLocal. Perhaps the lettering could be in a brown, smeared-looking font.
15:34 March 8, 2012 by Svensksmith
He saw the Nike ad, "Just do it."
16:44 March 8, 2012 by millionmileman
Poor Guy. I have been on Vicodin for a week now and all I can think of is this WWII clip from 617 Squadron. What a relief!

18:58 March 8, 2012 by ScotSam
id rather pay the 5 kronor toilet fee
19:05 March 8, 2012 by johan rebel
"he will pay"?!?

Who says?

How many career crimiinals in Sweden actually pay their fines?

Take a guess!
21:32 March 8, 2012 by dizzymoe33
How about providing more public restrooms?!!
09:53 March 9, 2012 by CJ from Sunshine Desserts
rather irresponsible of him...quite right to give him some prison time !
16:48 March 9, 2012 by Unconditional1
Once in prison, the "poopers" poop chute, may get a bit of "in," as well as the old out.
18:42 March 9, 2012 by eovti
This man should have been offered professional help!
19:41 March 9, 2012 by sureiam
Toooo much...............ridiculious
13:03 March 10, 2012 by jaybone
Wrong place! he should´ve done it in the Systembolaget instead.
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