Unsafe Spaces

Girl, 8, Rescued by Mother After Being Choked Unconscious by Man in Restroom of Chicago Restaurant: Police, KTLA 5 News, May 14, 2016:

33-year-old Reese Hartstirn entered the restroom and grabbed her, choking the girl until she passed out, police said. According to a release from the Chicago Police Department, Hartstirn picked up the girl’s limp body and carried her into a stall, then closed the door. Police say when the girl’s mother came into the stall to rescue her daughter, Hartstirn shoved the woman.

Frisco (TX) Police Identify Man They Say Recorded Girl in Target Changing Room, Tom Steele, Dallas Morning News, May 24, 2016:

Police said a girl was in the women’s changing room at the Super Target at 3201 Preston Road about 7 p.m. May 3 when she saw a man peering over the wall with a cellphone pointed at her.

Deputy U.S. Marshall Arrested, Charged in N.D. Target Store Peeping Case, Bismark Tribune via Brainerd Dispatch, June 22, 2016:

A deputy U.S. Marshal has been arrested for allegedly peeping on a 16-year-old girl in a Target changing room … On June 14, the teen told a manager at Target that a man placed a phone under her dressing room door with the camera face up, police said. When she walked out, the man entered a different dressing room.

Man Charged with Recording Girls in Bedford, NH Target Fitting Room, CBSBoston, June 24, 2016:

“There were two young ladies involved and one of them happened to see a device come over the top of the partition between the two fitting room areas,” said Bedford Police Chief John Bryfonski. “She got dressed went back, knocked on the door confronted the individual he pushed her aside, she continued to tussle with him.”

Bail Revoked for Man Accused of Spying on Teen in Target Fitting Room, Chantee Lans, WBZ-TV, CBSBoston, July 11, 2016:

The Suffolk District Attorney’s Office says 39-year-old Sheldon Fulbeck, of Lincoln, spied on the 17-year-old girl June 12 at the Revere Target. Police say it happened about two hours before Fulbeck was scheduled to meet with his ex-wife in Kittery, Maine.

Transgender Woman is Charged with Voyeurism at Target in Idaho, Niraj Chokshi, New York Times, July 14, 2016:

The authorities in Idaho charged a transgender woman this week with secretly taking pictures of an 18-year-old woman changing in a Target fitting room … Her mother confronted the suspect, who fled on foot. Both later identified the voyeur as a white man wearing a dress and a blond wig, according to the document.

Police Say There Are More Victims of Man Who Filmed Girls Changing in Target Dressing Room, Nik DeCosta-Klipa, boston.com, July 22, 2016:

Police in Bedford, New Hampshire are asking women who shopped Target last month to come forward, saying they believed the man arrested last month for filming girls changing in the store’s dressing room had additional victims.

Man Wanted for Taking Photos Inside Target Changing Room, KDFW Fox 4, Sept. 7, 2016.

Police in Dallas are looking for a man who took pictures of a woman trying on clothes in a Target. The incident happened around 3 p.m. last Thursday at the store near Abrams Road and Northwest Highway. The woman told police she was undressing in the changing room when she noticed a cellphone camera pointed at her.