Alleged hot soup thrower has skipped his bail, VPD says
Police are trying to track down a man wanted provincewide after a 70-year-old woman working at a convenience store had hot soup thrown at her when she tried to stop a would-be thief.
Fario Mabanza, 27, was charged with assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm and theft after a Jan. 8 assault.
Vancouver police say a suspect was confronted while trying to steal a cup of instant noodles and hurled the hot contents at the woman’s face and clothes. She suffered minor injuries.
Mabanza was released on bail but allegedly failed to return for a scheduled court appearance and is wanted B.C.-wide.
Mabanza is five-foot-10 and 200 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.
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