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Perth man performs sickening act in breastfeeding cubicle

  • A man was caught performing a sex act in a shopping mall breastfeeding cubicle
  • A member of the public reported ‘disturbing and sickening act’ to centre security
  • The incident happened at Garden City Shopping Centre in Booragoon on Sunday
  • Police said they are investigating an indecent act but have yet to make an arrest

A horrified mother has caught a man performing a sex act in breastfeeding cubicle at a major shopping mall.

The incident was immediately reported to security at the Garden City Shopping Centre in Booragoon, in Perth’s south.

Describing the man’s act as ‘sickening and disturbing’, the shocked member of the public warned users of the parents room to be vigilant.

A horrified mother has caught a man performing a sex act in breastfeeding cubicle at a major shopping mall (pictured is a parents room in Perth)

They claimed the man performed a ‘lewd act’ in a curtained cubicle, designed for breastfeeding mothers in one of the mall’s parents rooms, WA Today reported.

The rooms contain toilets for small children, televisions and a play pen, and can be found in several locations within the mall.

Garden City told Daily Mail Australia they reported the incident to police immediately after being informed by the witness.

The incident was immediately reported to security at the Garden City Shopping Centre (pictured) in Booragoon, in Perth's south

The incident was immediately reported to security at the Garden City Shopping Centre (pictured) in Booragoon, in Perth’s south

‘We are now assisting the police with their investigation. The safety of our staff and customers is our absolute priority,’ said a spokesperson.

‘We have CCTV cameras covering the entrances to all of the parents rooms, but none inside for privacy reasons.’¬†

Palmyra Police said they are ‘investigating an indecent act that occurred on Sunday at approximately 2:42pm’.

Police inquiries are continuing, but no arrests have been made.

Maximum penalties for indecent acts committed in public range from two years in jail if heard in the District Court.

If heard in the Magistrate’s Court offenders could be punished with nine months in jail and a $9000 fine.

Daily Mail Australia has contacted WA Police for comment.



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