Content warning: This article contains footage that may be disturbing to some viewers.
After students at McGill and Concordia reported that a group of men was harrassing women on campus, a video has surfaced showing predatory behaviour in the McGill Ghetto. According to a Facebook post, a man with grey hair, glasses, and a yellow baseball cap was captured by a security camera lingering in front of a woman's apartment, peering in her windows, and attempting to break in.
The incident occured on April 5 after 10:00 p.m.
The woman relates that, according to footage, the man was watching her for 15 to 20 minutes. "He only ran away when I set an alarm off through my security camera," she writes.
TLDR: Video shows a man peering into a woman's apartment in the McGill Ghetto. According to her Facebook post, the man also attempted to break in. He was later detained on rue Aylmer.
The man accessed the back door of her apartment through an alley. He was later detained after other residents spotted him in another alley near rue Aylmer.
The video below, shared here with permission, shows the man look through the woman's door and pacing in front of her apartment before running off at the sound of an alarm.
This footage may be disturbing to some viewers.
Here is a still image of the man's face.
The post was shared hundreds of times on Facebook. The video has also been viewed over 17,000 times on Facebook.
Stay tuned for updates on this developing story.
Montreal residents who feel threatened or unsafe should call 9-1-1.
McGill students may also contact university security.