PLEASE DO NOT PLOP ON THE PIER!
Authorities make plea to poo pests
SHITEHOUSE: South Shields Pier where people poo SECURITY guards at a popular pier are kicking up a stink over visitors SHITTING on it. Now local authorities are demanding that people pooing on South Shields Pier in Tyneside stop the foul practice.
Human faeces has been found on several occasions in recent weeks by security guards at the Port of Tyne, according to a notice on the pier.
The guards, known as watchmen, have been putting their health at risk picking up the filth, the notice said.
It added that anyone “caught in the act” would be “removed from the pier and banned”.
A spokeswoman for the port said: “Fouling on the piers will not be tolerated.”
People commenting Facebook group South Shields in Old Photos called it “disgusting”.
One, Jamie Ailano, said the “end of the pier smells like pee”.
He added: “Last time we walked up to the end there were about 10 blokes just peeing up the walls.”