Hog farm employee accused of videotaping women in shower

A female employee at a Nicollet County hog farm south of the Twin Cities found a hidden video camera recording in a shower facility, where women are often required to shower to lessen the spread of germs and disease, the Mankato Free Press reports. A total of four recordings with three women, one a topless teen, were discovered. A 53-year-old male employee from New Ulm faces felony charges.
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A female employee at a Nicollet County hog farm south of the Twin Cities found a hidden video camera recording in a shower facility, where women are often required to shower to lessen the spread of germs and disease, the Mankato Free Press reports. A total of four recordings with three women, one a topless teen, were discovered. A 53-year-old male employee faces felony charges.

The incident happened at Langhorst Pork near Lafayette, KEYC reports. The man who has been charged, William Rolloff, no longer works at the farm, the station says. The owner of Langhorst Pork, Mary Langhorst, told KEYC that the farm is cooperating with investigators.

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