Towson University police are investigating whether a smartphone found in a women’s locker room was used to record students.
According to WBAL, the phone was found Friday by members of the women’s swimming and diving team in their locker room at Burdick Pool. Police launched a probe that day to determine if the phone was used to record video of women in the locker room.
The Baltimore Sun reports that a “personnel action” has been taken as a result of the phone’s discovery, but did not elaborate.
Towson University is offering counseling and other support to the team members.
“At Towson University, our students’ welfare and well-being continues to be our top priority,” the university said in a statement.
A pair of high-profile cases of video voyeurism have been reported in the area over the last year. Rabbi Barry Freundel, who taught at Towson University, pleaded guilty to charges that he recorded women in a Jewish religious bath in DC. Later, Rams Head Group President Kyle Muehlhauser pleaded guilty to recording women in the bathroom of one of the company’s clubs in Savage.
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