Man Tried To Film Girl In Target Dressing Room In Palatine

CHICAGO (CBS) — Police in northwest suburban Palatine were searching for a man who tried to use his cell phone to record video of a girl in a Target dressing room.

A girl shopping at the Target store on Dundee Road in Palatine told police she was in the fitting room Sunday afternoon, when she saw a cell phone being pointed under the door. She screamed, and the man who was holding it ran away.

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Surveillance image of a man who allegedly used a cell phone camera to try to record a girl in the dressing room of a Target store in Palatine on March 26, 2017. (Source: Palatine Police)

Police have not said exactly how old the girl is, only that she’s under 18.

Investigators have released surveillance images of the suspect in an effort to identify him.

In a statement Wednesday morning, Target said:

“At Target, our guests are at the center of everything we do and our commitment to creating a safe and secure shopping environment in our stores is unwavering. As a part this commitment to safety, we have robust procedures, policies and trainings in place to ensure that our stores are safe places to shop and work. As soon as this incident was brought to our attention, we immediately partnered with local law enforcement.”

Anyone with information about the incident should call Palatine police at 847-359-9000. Anonymous tips can be reported to Crime Stoppers at 847-590-7867.

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Surveillance images of a man who allegedly used a cell phone camera to try to record a girl in the dressing room of a Target store in Palatine on March 26, 2017. (Source: Palatine Police)

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