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Poo thrower on the loose in splattered apartment block

The Kube apartments in Darwin CBD have had two incidents where a tenant has had faeces thrown on her balcony.
The Kube apartments in Darwin CBD have had two incidents where a tenant has had faeces thrown on her balcony. Justin Kennedy

A CITY unit block has become besieged by a rogue faeces tosser who has dumped excrement off a lofty balcony onto the units below.

Residents at Cavenagh St building The Kube have reported two occasions of faeces being dropped from above, which is now the focus of a police investigation.

A tenant told the Sunday Territorian she made the foul discovery after arriving home from work. "I just got home from work and I hear this 'plonk' sound and it was this massive pile of poo on the balcony railing," she said.

"There was poo all over my laundry and I could see half-a- dozen pieces falling over in front of my eyes.

"Some landed on the adjoining property's Colorbond roof while the rest went on the balcony two levels below and on the ground floor."

The faeces splattered over railings and on the courtyard floor of the building's bottom level. The tenant said the act was "disgraceful".

Police have been called to the building twice but are yet to determine which unit the faeces was thrown from.

Women's sanitary products have also been chucked from above. It was yet to be determined if the faeces was human.

It is understood three tenants in the block have raised the issue with body corporate and property managers.

Darwin Metropolitan Division Superintendent Jody Nobbs said the maximum penalty for such an act was a $2000 fine or six months jail.

"In extreme cases where actual damage is sustained in the offence, unlawfully damage property is prescribed in the Criminal Code Act, which carries a maximum penalty of 14-years jail."

He said police sometimes received reports of people defecating in public places.

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