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ROSTRAVER (KDKA) – A meat cutter at a Westmoreland County Giant Eagle is accused of exposing himself to a girl in the store.
According to the criminal complaint, the incident happened in the Rostraver store on June 26.
Joseph Livingston, 41, allegedly exposed himself to a 12-year-old girl multiple times. He also allegedly touched himself during the incident.
The girl’s mother reported the incident to police. A review of the store’s surveillance video appears to confirm the mother’s claim.
When questioned by the store’s loss prevention and human resources department, Livingston said, “I guess I did it, but it wasn’t intentional.”
He also admitted to touching himself often in the store. He said he has a problem and needs help.
Giant Eagle released the following statement:
“We were deeply disturbed to learn of the reported actions of this former Team Member as this incident is completely out of line with the values of our company. In concert with the police investigation, immediate steps were taken to terminate this individual. We continue to work with the authorities to assist them however we can, and we have been in contact with the family involved to express our regret for this troubling situation.”
Livingston has been charged with corruption of a minors, indecent exposure and open lewdness.