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Moon Police Identify Peeping Tom Suspect

Police took a man into custody in connection to peeping tom incidents in Moon Township.

Chief Leo McCarthy said police have identified a suspect in connection to a series of peeping tom incidents at Moon Township apartment complexes. 

McCarthy said officers in recent days arrested a white adult male, who was found standing outside an apartment window at Waterford Landing apartments with personal lubricant in his pocket. 

McCarthy said the male, whom he did not identify, gave a "substantial admission" to police regarding a series of women's complaints that a man was lurking outside of their apartment windows.

The suspect has not yet been formally charged in connection to the case, and McCarthy said an investigation is ongoing. 

"We're still putting the case together," he said. 

McCarthy said the complaints have spanned several months and involved at least a dozen apartments at Waterford Landing and the apartments on Beaver Grade Road. He said police likely will charge the man with malicious prowling or stalking. 

McCarthy said the man lives outside of the Pittsburgh area. 

"He knows not to come back to Moon Township," McCarthy said. 

Those with more information should contact Moon Police at 412-262-5000.

Have peeping toms or privacy issues in the township impacted or concerned you? Tell us in the comments. 

Larissa Dudkiewicz March 30, 2012 at 02:33 PM
Really? There's so much available on the Internet these days and an adult book store up the street, why would someone go lurking around women's windows? I don't get it.
Jenna Staul March 30, 2012 at 02:46 PM
Good point -- and that almost makes it even more disturbing. They just charged a Greenville man in connection to the incidents http://patch.com/A-scx0

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