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Filming up dress charges

POLICE have charged a man after he was caught allegedly filming up the skirts of a number of women in Wollongong last year.
On Monday October 15 a man was captured on CCTV using his mobile phone to allegedly film up the skirts of three women at a shopping mall on Crown Street. On Friday October 19 the man was again captured on CCTV in the same mall allegedly filming a woman while walking behind her.
Wollongong police were alerted attended the shopping centre and commenced inquiries.
On Wednesday December 12 police spoke to a 21-year-old Dapto man before seizing his mobile phone.
It’s alleged the phone contained footage of other similar offences. He was charged with four counts of filming a person’s private parts without consent; and two counts of behaving in an offensive manner. He was bailed to appear at Wollongong Local Court on February 12.

About Mick Roberts

A journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in Australia for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick has owned and managed several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), Sydney based, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW. He currently calls the inner-Sydney suburb of Surry Hills home.


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