Cary teen charged with high school and store peeping

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Seventeen-year-old charged in Apex and Cary with using cell phone camera to look up victims' skirts.

A Cary 17-year-old is charged with using a cell phone camera to shoot video up the skirts of victims at Panther Creek High School and at an Apex department store.

The Apex Police Department said Wednesday it charged Bradley Gray Hoffman, of Flora Springs Drive, with five counts of secret peeping at a Target store between May 6 and May 8.

The Cary Police Department said Hoffman is also charged with four counts of secret peeping and four counts of possessing a photographic image from peeping in incidents at Panther Creek High - where he is a student.

A woman who was an alleged victim of Hoffman is speaking out to ABC11. She says she knew Hoffman was "up to no good" when she confronted him in a Target store.

The woman, who doesn't want to share her name, said her trip to the store was simple enough.

"I was in Target getting ready for vacation, looking at my cell phone because I made a list of the things that I needed to get," she said.

The woman started getting that a weird feeling about a teenager standing a little too close. She turned around and saw him with his phone out. So she confronted him.

"He said something about bending down to look at the mouthwash," she said.

She says his answer came out calm, and he was sure of himself.

However, when Target security caught him on surveillance video, that weird feeling she had was confirmed.

The woman hopes anyone else affected by the teen will talk for their own sake.

"At first, you're kind of embarrassed, but that's why I wanted to talk because I didn't do anything wrong, and if this happens to other people that they do what's needed to come forward," said the woman.

Another woman listed in the warrants told ABC11 that the entire thing is just unsettling.

Meanwhile, Hoffman is out on bond. ABC11 tried knocking on his door to see if he or his family had a comment, but no one answered.

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