An arrest warrant was issued Friday for Malik Watson, a 19-year-old University of Nebraska-Lincoln student from Omaha charged with two misdemeanor counts of unlawful intrusion.
Each count could result in up to a year in jail.
A male student told University Police that he was showering in a fifth-floor bathroom at Abel Hall in the early-morning hours of May 1 when someone held a black phone under the shower stall's door, possibly taking pictures, Sgt. Nolan Conradt wrote in an affidavit for Watson's arrest.
The student opened the shower stall door and saw the man holding the phone before he fled to a stairwell exit, police said. The description matched that of Watson, who police say was seen on security video exiting the Abel Hall stairwell at 12:55 a.m.
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Watson was then observed entering neighboring Sandoz Hall at 12:56 a.m., holding a black phone, and heading for the fourth floor, where police say he was assigned.
Watson, a sophomore broadcasting student, moved out of student housing later that day and police say they have been unable to contact him.
Police learned of three similar incidents, occurring between April 28 and May 1 in men's restrooms at Abel and Sandoz halls.
On each occasion, the victims reported a phone with a black case being put under the shower door with its camera lens directed toward the victim.