Man allegedly used ‘shopping bag fitted with camera’ to film up women’s skirts

A MAN has been charged after he allegedly used a shopping bag fitted with a camera to film up women’s skirts.

The 27-year-old was arrested on Saturday after he was detained by security guards at a shopping centre on Pitt Street in Sydney’s CBD.

Police seized the man’s mobile phone and found over two thousand photographs and videos allegedly depicting women being filmed without their consent at shopping centres and railway stations across Sydney.


The man was taken to Day Street Police Station where was charged with two counts of filming a person’s private parts without consent.

He was granted conditional bail to appear at Downing Centre Local Court on Wednesday 11 July.

Police say inquiries into the incident are ongoing.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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