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09/05/2014 08:54 BST | Updated 09/05/2014 11:59 BST

Serial Pooper On The Loose In Houston: Texas Police Hunt Deviant Defecator (VIDEO)

A serial pooper has taken to striking in the dead of night on the pavements and driveways of a Texas suburb.

The man has defecated on the driveway of the same house six times, and is believed to be responsible for human waste outside a number of further properties also in the Woodland Heights area of Houston, Texas.

One befouled victim installed private surveillance and succeeded in catching the chap in the act.

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The footage reveals the balding, moustachioed male squatting behind a bush, before leaving a deposit – and upon later examination - a bundle of soiled paper towels.

"Faeces aside, it's like a serial killer leaving a trademark behind," writes Complex.com, having branded the suspect the "faecal ninja".

Resident Patrick Reese told KPRC Houston News: “It’s definitely not a nice thing to do to people.

“Going to the bathroom in their driveway is not nice.

“That’s definitely not something that’s supposed to go on in polite society.”

Deputies say the suspect is likely to face an indecent exposure or criminal mischief charge if he is caught.

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