A PERVERT spied on a student in a shower after installing a hidden camera inside an alarm clock.
Maintenance man Nick Burford, 56, was caught when it started buzzing.
The female victim, 20, was left traumatised.
Burford, of Torquay, was found guilty of voyeurism at Exeter crown court.
He claimed he was using the camera to monitor dogs in the property.
The judge blasted the perv: “Your defence was preposterous. You recorded yourself checking and rechecking the position of this appalling device. What you did was a shocking betrayal of trust.
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“This was for your own sexual gratification and your sordid and profoundly unpleasant behaviour had a terrible effect on the victim’s life.”
Miss Kelly Scrivener, prosecuting, said the woman became suspicious of the clock and put it in a drawer. She then researched it on the internet and found an identical model on sale which contained a hidden camera.
He was jailed for six months, suspended for 18, and must do 100 hours’ community work.
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