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Police investigating man accused of taking photos of children at Sandcastle

Tawnya Panizzi
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West Homestead police are investigating reports of a man who may have been taking photos of children at Sandcastle water park on Tuesday, June 25, 2019.

West Homestead police are investigating reports of a man who may have been taking photos of children at Sandcastle Water Park , WPXI reported.

A woman told police she noticed the man at about 6 p.m. on Tuesday, sitting inside a car in the parking lot of the popular summer spot. He was pointing a camera out the car window toward children, she said.

When she noticed the same car hours later, the woman took photos of him and the man drove away.

Sandcastle officials responded by saying, “Sandcastle public safety was notified of alleged inappropriate conduct from an individual in a vehicle in our parking lot. The park’s public safety personnel took immediate action and were unable to locate the vehicle matching the reporting party’s description.

“The safety of all Sandcastle Park guests is our top priority, and West Homestead Police Department was immediately informed of the incident. All further inquiries should be directed to the West Homestead Police Department.”

Tawnya Panizzi is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tawnya at 412-782-2121 x1512, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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