Man arrested after allegedly taking photos of woman in washroom at BCIT

Jul 18 2018, 12:01 am

A 48-year-old man from Langley was arrested after allegedly taking cellphone photos of a woman in the washroom at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) in Burnaby on Monday afternoon.

According to Burnaby RCMP, police received reports at 12:20 pm, that a man was being detained by students at the BCIT campus in Burnaby.

“This occurred after the male was alleged to have used a cellphone to capture images of a female in a washroom at the campus,” police said. “The female victim confronted the male who allegedly pushed the female victim and attempted to flee.”

At that point, police said, the man was detained by other students until police arrived and was taken into custody without incident.

The suspect is now facing charges of voyeurism and assault in relation to this incident.

Police said the investigation is continuing.

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