Stalker's creepy move after following woman into toilet at Aussie shopping centre

Police are now looking for the man involved, and released CCTV of him fleeing the shopping centre in Melbourne.

A woman was forced to yell for help after realising she was being photographed on the toilet by a stranger inside a Melbourne shopping centre.

She had visited the centre in Coburg on Sunday, January 8, when she was allegedly followed into the bathrooms by an unknown man at about 8.15pm.

Police allege the man took photos of the woman over the cubicle wall for about 30 seconds before she realised what was happening and called for help. They’re describing the disturbing case as a “stalking incident”.

A man in a cap and a dark t-shirt runs through a shopping centre in Coburg, Melbourne, after allegedly filming a woman on the toilet.
The man was seen looking behind him in one clip, and running out of the shopping centre in another after allegedly photographing a woman on the toilet. Source: Victoria Police

Security camera inside the shopping centre captured the man looking over his shoulder near the entrance to the toilets, while another angle showed him running out of centre to the car park.

He is described as being approximately 35 to 45 years old with a solid build, and was wearing a black cap, black t-shirt, dark-coloured shorts and runners.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at

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