Long Island man accused of illegally photographing woman

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Wednesday, March 23, 2016

LAKE GROVE, Long Island (WABC) -- A man was arrested Tuesday night, accused of illegally taking photographs of a woman at a Long Island department store.

According to the Suffolk County Police Department, Scott Coleman, of Ronkonkoma, approached a woman from behind around 8 p.m. Tuesday in Macy's Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.

He is accused of taking photos underneath her dress without her knowledge. The woman became suspicious of the man after he came up to her and called store security.

Police investigated and Coleman, 24, was charged with unlawful surveillance 2nd degree.

He is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday. Anyone with information on this case is asked to call (631) 854-8452