Police: Man Filmed Up Skirts of at Least Six Whole Foods Customers

West Hartford Police are asking for anyone who thinks they could have been a victim to contact them.

A Hartford man has been charged by with voyeurism after employees of on Raymond Rd. reported that he was using his cell phone to take video up women's skirts.

Giovanni Geronilla, 34, of 24 Park Pl., Hartford, reportedly took video with his cell phone up the skirts of six women who were shopping at Whole Foods between the hours of 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 2.

The women have not been identified, and police say that after reviewing the videos, it appears that at least two of them had a child with them.

Police detained the suspect after being contacted by Whole Foods employees, and seized his cell phone. They said in a news release that Geronilla admitted to using his phone to film up the women's skirts.

Police said that Geronilla placed his cell phone in a shopping basket, and either held the basket or slid it under their skirts to take the video.

Geronilla has been charged with six counts of voyeurism and six counts of second-degree breach of peace. He is being held on $75,000 bond.

West Hartford Police would like anyone who thinks they may have been a victim to come forward. All of the unidentified victims were white females wearing skirts or dresses, police said.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Officer Chris Tyler at 860-523-2002 x8348.


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