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  • Writer's pictureThe Beagle

Narooma man charged with peep or pry

A man has been charged following an alleged incident in a public bathroom on the state’s South Coast last month.

Police have been told a man allegedly followed a woman not known him into a bathroom at a shopping centre on Perry Street, Batemans Bay, on Monday 14 February 2022.

It will be alleged the man left and returned a short time later, when he viewed a woman from under a cubicle divider before becoming verbally aggressive towards her.

The woman sought help from a male known to her nearby, when the unknown man allegedly threatened him.

Officers attached to Batemans Bay Police were notified and commenced an investigation.

Following inquiries, police attended a home in Narooma and spoke to a 22-year-old man about 12.45am on Tuesday 15 February 2022.

He was arrested and taken to Narooma Police Station where he was charged with peep or pry, common assault, and stalk/intimidate intend fear physical etc harm.

The man was refused bail, to appear in Batemans Bay Local Court on Monday 7 March 2022.

Anyone who believes they may have been a victim of this type of crime is urged to contact Batemans Bay Police on 4472 0099 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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