A man was arrested in Hsinchu on Saturday on suspicion of filming women in the women’s washroom of a shopping mall in the city, local Chinese-language media reported on Thursday.
The man was arrested at around noon on Saturday when a woman using a stall in the mall’s washroom noticed a cellphone being held above her from the neighboring stall, reports said. The woman ran out of the washroom and yelled to her husband to help her, after which the suspect – who was dressed as a woman – attempted to flee, but was subdued by other men until police arrived, reports said.
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Witnesses said the suspect had long brown hair, and was wearing a skirt and yellow leggings, while some said they had seen the man in other shopping malls.
Police said a cellphone confiscated from the suspect contained “private photographs” of several women, adding that the case is being investigated by the Hsinchu District Prosecutors’ Office.
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