Man charged with Indecent Recording of a child

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Detectives from the Child Abuse Squad have charged a 24-year-old man as a result of their investigation into his alleged indecent recording of a child at a sports centre in Craigie about 6.05pm yesterday, Thursday 25 May 2023.

It will be alleged the man entered a cubicle in the change room area and using his phone, indecently recorded a child in an adjacent cubicle. The child saw the man recording him and alerted his father who contacted centre staff. Police apprehended the man a short time later.

A 24-year-old man from Hocking has been charged with:
• One count of Indecently Recorded a Child under 13 years; and
• One count of Indecent Deals with a Child under 13 years.

He is due to appear before the Joondalup Magistrates Court today, 26 May 2023.

The investigation is ongoing and detectives urge anyone with information relating to this matter, or any similar incidents, to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au