Public pooer caught on camera in busy Sydney street

A woman was caught on camera defecating on the side of a busy street in Sydney.

In the unfortunate CCTV footage, the woman can be seen walking along Elizabeth Street in inner-city Surry Hills before she ducks into the entrance way of a building near Central station.

Placing her bags on the floor, she lifts up her long skirt and pulls down her underwear before facing away from the wall and relieving herself.

A second later she stands up, pulling her underwear back on. Just metres away, a person stands on the street smoking, seemingly unaware of what has just occurred.

The woman walking into the entrance way on Elizabeth Street in Surry Hills, Sydney (left) and the woman squatting down (right).
The woman was caught defecating on camera on Elizabeth Street in Surry Hills, Sydney. Source: Reddit

‘Most horrific thing I have ever seen’

The video posted to Reddit with the title, ‘Woman does a quick drive-by on her way to work,’ has since gone viral with more than 1,200 reactions and 300 comments to the “projectile pooping.”

“That was disgusting,” one person wrote. “This is horrendous,” said another.

“What is wrong with people,” someone else commented. “[That was] possibly the most horrific thing I have ever witnessed online,” another added.

One user described the act as "feral".

Others were surprised that the only person there failed to witness the incident.

“Nobody even knew she was there,” one person said. “Dude didn’t even notice, imagine when he tries to catch some air after that cigarette,” said another.

While others were horrified over the woman’s lack of personal hygiene.

“I cringed and my toes curled when she didn’t even wipe,” a user wrote. “No wipes or water, sanitizer, nothing, very gross,” someone else said.

But some conceded that “when you gotta go, you gotta go!”

“That looked like a true emergency,” one person commented. “I gotta say, can’t fault her for that.”

Celebrity publicist Roxy Jacenko sparked a police investigation in 2019 after she shared CCTV of a female jogger defecating in the street outside her office.

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