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Man accused of filming colleagues illegally - Surry Hills

Sunday, 25 June 2017 12:02:18 PM

A man is due in court charged after allegedly filming work colleagues while they were using a toilet at a business in Surry Hills overnight.

Police from Surry Hill Local Area Command were alerted after an 18-year-old woman noticed the phone within a toilet area at the business on Elizabeth Street about 10pm (Saturday 24 June 2017).

Police seized the phone and, after examining it, will allege several staff had been recorded using the facility without their knowledge or consent.

It’s further alleged there was “up-skirting” vision taken of several female customers on the device.

A 23-year-old man was arrested at the business and taken to Surry Hills Police Station where he was charged with three counts of film person in private act without consent, and two counts of film person’s private parts without consent.

The man, from Hurstville, was refused bail to appear in Parramatta Bail Court today (Sunday 25 June 2017).

Inquiries are continuing.