Police: Man tried to video record girl changing clothes in fitting room

  • Palatine police say this man tried to video record a minor girl Sunday as she was trying on clothes at a Target store. Anyone who can identify him is asked to call police.

    Palatine police say this man tried to video record a minor girl Sunday as she was trying on clothes at a Target store. Anyone who can identify him is asked to call police. Courtesy of Palatine Police Department

  • Palatine police say this man tried to video record a minor girl Sunday as she was trying on clothes at a Target store. Anyone who can identify him is asked to call police.

    Palatine police say this man tried to video record a minor girl Sunday as she was trying on clothes at a Target store. Anyone who can identify him is asked to call police. Courtesy of Palatine Police Department

  • Palatine police say this man tried to video record a minor girl Sunday as she was trying on clothes at a Target store. Anyone who can identify him is asked to call police.

    Palatine police say this man tried to video record a minor girl Sunday as she was trying on clothes at a Target store. Anyone who can identify him is asked to call police. Courtesy of Palatine Police Department

 
Daily Herald report

Palatine police are searching for a man they say attempted to video record a minor girl while she was trying on clothes Sunday afternoon at a Target store.

According to police, officers were called about 3:50 p.m. to the store at 679 E. Dundee Road after the girl saw a cellphone being held underneath her fitting room door. The girl told police she screamed after seeing the phone, causing the man to flee the store.

Based on witness statements and security footage, police are asking for the public's help in identifying the person in surveillance photos released Tuesday. The man was wearing a baseball cap that appears to be black in color with has the word "Bauer" in yellow lettering offset on the front.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact the Palatine Police Department at (847) 359-9000 or Palatine/Inverness Crime Stoppers at (847) 590-7867.

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