Gack: Illinois town asks human bike path users to ‘stop pooping’ on path

Gack: Illinois town asks human bike path users to ‘stop pooping’ on path

The new signs say one thing, but the problem on the bike path is far worse than you might have thought in the town of Hampton, Illinois.

Two new signs have been added along the bike path, saying, “Stop pooping on bike path.” Most think it’s a message for dogs, but actually it’s a message for humans.

“It’s just pretty nasty to talk about,” said Scott McKay, Hampton’s Public Works supervisor.

McKay says it’s been a problem for two years and he knows it’s human poop being left on the bike path.

“Well animals don’t carry toilet paper and then stuff it on the top,” said McKay.

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