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Furious parents confront man for ‘filming children’ at Scots shopping centre



FURIOUS parents confronted a man who was spotted “filming children” at a Scots shopping centre.

Bosses at Ocean Terminal shopping centre in Leith, Edinburgh, said they would assist in any police investigation following the worrying incident yesterday.


The worrying incident took place yesterday at Ocean Terminal shopping centre

It’s understood the man, who is believed to be in his mid-30s, was seen recording youngsters playing using a bright red phone.

He then deleted the footage, reportedly including six clips, after being confronted by angry parents, reports Edinburgh Live.

The man then fled the scene before security and police could be alerted.

His behaviour is thought to have been reported to cops.

Police Scotland was approached for comment.

A spokesperson for Ocean Terminal said: “We can confirm that a member of the public contacted Ocean Terminal security on Sunday and made them aware of a concern relating to their visit the previous day.

“The individual was advised to report the matter to the police.

“Where required we will support the police should they decide to investigate.”

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Elsewhere, we told how a mum was left “disgusted” after spotting a CCTV camera inside a baby changing toilet at a Scots shopping centre.

Amy Mitchell, 24, said she was furious when she saw a small sign inside the bathroom as Livingston Designer Outlet.

She had used the facility to change her son and only noticed the warning on the back of the door as they went to leave.

She was left feeling “disgusted” and “violated” with other parents adding “this is not right”.

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