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: Another Victim Of Serial Killer John Wayne Gacy Identified: Francis Wayne Alexander, Of North Carolina
Police have not said exactly how old the girl is, only that she’s under 18.READ MORE: Teen Charged In Pair Of September 2020 Carjackings On South Side
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.MORE NEWS: Desperate To Find More Staff, Some Fast Food Restaurants Recruiting Customers