Local man defecates in Lowe's display toilet

Posted at 7:07 PM, May 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-20 14:41:37-04

CINCINNATI -- A Cincinnati man urinated on children's clothes Thursday at an Eastgate Walmart -- a little more than a month after he defecated in a display toilet at local Lowe's.

That is, if you believe video he posted on Facebook during each incident. 

The man, identified on social media as Paul Tatum, posted a live video to Facebook Wednesday night showing himself urinating in the aisle at the Wal-Mart at 4370 Eastgate Square Dr.

Wal-Mart corporate spokeswoman Erica Jones said Friday the area had been "thoroughly cleaned" and all evidence was turned over to police. 

"This was disgusting and, clearly, unacceptable," Jones said. "We want our customers to know that the affected merchandise has been removed...We, in no way, tolerate behavior like this in any of our stores and will continue working with law enforcement to hold this person accountable."

As the urination video grew in popularity, other Facebook users reposted another video showing Tatum defecating in a display toilet at a Lowe’s.

A representative from Lowe’s said there was an incident in March where an individual defecated in a display toilet at the Ridge Avenue Lowe’s.

“We would be interested in working with law enforcement concerning possible options,” the company said.

The urination video was posted to Facebook just hours after Tatum posted an inspirational Facebook status praising recent graduates: