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Runner dubbed the “Mad Pooper” makes habit of publicly defecating

A bizarre situation in Colorado Springs as a local runner has been repeatedly defecating outside a family's residence

Mad Pooper

A Colorado Springs woman the community nicknamed the “Mad Pooper” is wanted by local police for repeatedly defecating in a neighbourhood.

According to local CBS affiliate KKTV, the Budde family has “spent weeks” trying to stop a runner from leaving behind human waste outside of their home. The act has been occurring on a weekly basis.

The report adds that Cathy Budde says her kids “caught her first mid-squat, pants down and unashamed.” Competitor writes that the family has caught the local runner in the act three times and that the trend has been ongoing for seven weeks.

A sergeant at the Colorado Springs Police Department says “it’s not something I’ve seen in my career” adding that “it’s uncharted territory for me.” Budde was able to capture photos of the woman for the first time recently, which the family hopes will help the community identify the culprit. A sign has put up that reads “please stop immediately” addressing “the female jogger that continuously uses our walkway as her toilet.”

“There’s plenty of public restrooms less than a block away from where she’s targeting,” Budde says. “This is intentional.”