Man faces charges after allegedly installing camera in staff bathroom at Karawara childcare centre

KENSINGTON Detectives have charged a 50-year-old man after investigating his activities while employed as a groundsman at a childcare centre in Karawara.

It is alleged between January and February, he installed a concealed camera in the staff bathroom of the centre.

The man was charged with unlawfully installing an optical device on February 16.

Ongoing inquiries by detectives led to the execution of a search warrant at the man’s Gosnells home on February 16.

It will be alleged police located and seized various recordings of staff members using the bathroom at the centre.

Detectives ascertained that the recordings are isolated to the staff area only.

The man has been further charged with five counts of unlawfully installing an optical device (not connected to the childcare centre) and destruction of evidence.

He is due to appear before the Armadale Magistrates Court today on the further charges.