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.READ MORE: Man Can't Sell Used ATV After Post Office Loses Letter Containing Proof Of Ownership
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.READ MORE: Nearly 17,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
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.”MORE NEWS: 'Baby Whisperer' Patti Ideran Has Some Advice For How To Calm Fussy Or Colicky Babies
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.