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‘Voyeur’ Belfast police CCTV worker quits

Deric Henderson

Published 31/07/2013 | 10:17

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The PSNI confirme that officers interviewed the man, aged 49, about alleged voyeurism
The PSNI confirme that officers interviewed the man, aged 49, about alleged voyeurism

A CIVILIAN has quit his job as a CCTV operator after being questioned about spying on a woman from a police station.

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The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) confirmed today that officers interviewed the man, aged 49, about alleged voyeurism. A file will be submitted to the Public Prosecution Service.

He was based at the station on Belfast's Antrim Road and was questioned about using the surveillance camera to monitor the movements of a woman at a neighbouring house.

The man, who was employed by a company which manages the CCTV operation at police stations across Northern Ireland, was immediately suspended. He has now left his job

A spokesman for the PSNI confirmed today: "A 49-year-old male has been arrested in the north Belfast area on suspicion of voyeurism. The man has been released pending a report to the Public Prosecution Service."

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