July 17, 2018 1:29 am
Updated: July 17, 2018 8:05 pm

BCIT alerts students after man arrested for allegedly taking photos in women’s washroom

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A safety notice has been sent out to students at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) saying a man has been arrested for alleged voyeurism at its Burnaby campus.

The email sent by BCIT administration said that “an unknown male was observed using a cellphone to capture images in a female washroom” on Monday afternoon.

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It said that both campus security and RCMP attended the scene and that the man remains in custody.

The school said in the release that it’s taking the incident very seriously, and as a precaution is increasing security and patrols in the affected NE1 building.

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