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Council suspends CCTV Peeping Toms
Allegedly spied on woman's flat
Police are investigating a a trio of municipal "Peeping Toms" from Sefton, Merseyside who reportedly trained a street safety CCTV camera on a woman’s flat in Liverpool's Bootle district, UK tabloid the Sun reports.
The three have been suspended "pending a full internal investigation into alleged breaches of the council’s policies and procedures," as a Sefton council spokesman put it. Police confirmed that they are "currently investigating allegations under the Sexual Offences Act 2003 and we are talking to a number of people", although no-one has been arrested.
The triumvirate of alleged snoops work in the Sefton council street safety camera centre, which controls 70 CCTV cameras across Merseyside. ®