Peeping tom in locker room at Gastonia YMCA arrested

A peeping tom was arrested on Friday and charged with secretly taking photos at a YMCA in Gastonia, according to the Gaston County Sheriff's Office.

Joseph Hodge, 43, is accused of secretly peeping with photographic images in a bathroom stall in the men's locker room at the Warlick YMCA on Robinwood Road, authorities said.

Hodge was taken into custody Friday morning but was released a short while later.

The investigation began when a victim reported Hodge on July 20th. The victim said the incident occurred on July 18th.

This is a pending investigation.