Man charged with filming girl in changing room

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A man has been charged with filming a teen girl in a changing room at a northern Virginia mall.

Fairfax County police said in a statement Thursday that officers were called to a Fair Oaks Mall clothing store on Christmas Eve after a customer complained that she saw a device pointing down from the changing room wall. Police say the teenage girl suspected that it might be taking photographs.

A man seen leaving the store was found in another store’s changing room. Police say the man, 39-year-old Mumtaz Rauf of Alexandria, had a pinhole camera and a transmitter they believe he used to gather video remotely.

Rauf was charged with unlawful filming of a minor, a felony. Police believe there may be additional victims. Rauf couldn’t be reached for comment.

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