Taipei, Oct. 17 (CNA) A 25-year-old man suspected of throwing a bucket of chicken excrement at a local diner that offers work opportunities to young Hong Kongers seeking shelter in Taiwan was arrested early Saturday morning, police said.
The suspect was apprehended at his residence in Xizhi District, New Taipei City, less than one day after the incident, Taipei police announced in a press conference.
Items such as buckets with fecal matter, and a hat and shoes resembling those worn by the offender were found at the residence, police said.
According to videos from nearby surveillance cameras, an individual dressed in all black approached the Aegis restaurant on foot at noon on Friday and threw what appeared to be chicken feces at the cashier’s counter.
A female staff, who is a Hong Kong citizen, was splashed with the disgusting substance during the process, police said.
The Aegis, located in an alley on Taipei’s Xinsheng South Road, was opened on April 19 to provide employment, one of…