A man was arrested Saturday for allegedly hiding a recording device in a dressing room at a Pleasanton Mall, police said today. Police responded to a report of unlawful recording inside a fitting room at a Hollister Company store in Pleasanton’s Stoneridge Shopping Center at around 4:08 p.m. There, officers found a camera hidden in the fitting room floor that was recording a woman while she was trying on clothes.
Store employees detained a man and held him in a citizen’s arrest after he was seen exiting the fitting room. Police identified Juan Jose Martinez-Leyva, 45, as the suspect and booked him in the Santa Rita Jail on suspicion of invasion of privacy. According to police, he was in possession of a recording device that had footage of a female victim. Police currently don’t know if there are any other victims and the incident remains under investigation.
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