London cops hunt stealth defecator
The most recent incident occurred in Eastlands Crescent shortly after 5pm on Thursday.
Police say they are looking for a 5ft 8in man of average build in his 50s who wears jeans and a jumper.
“Police believe that this is not the first time the suspect may have done this; and believe there are other similar cases which have not been reported to police,” a spokesman said.
“Officers are asking for anyone who has witnessed a similar incident to report it to police.”
The individual is wanted in connection with allegations of outraging public decency.
In statement accompanied by an image of the suspect, the Met said: “Officers are asking for anyone who has witnessed a similar incident to report it to police.“
"Anyone with any information on who the man in the picture may be are asked to contact DC O’Hare at Southwark CID on 020 7232 6116, or police via 101 or by tweeting @MetCC.”