Cops: Man put camera in pen to spy on girl

John Anthony Massengale
John Anthony Massengale

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – Authorities in New Hanover County are investigating a disturbing case involving a man and a young girl.

According to reports, John Anthony Massengale is accused of hiding a digital camera in a bathroom to record an underage girl.  The camera he allegedly used was concealed in a ballpoint pen.

He was charged with indecent liberties with a child and secret peeping.

Massengale is being held in the New Hanover County Jail in lieu of a $300,000 bond.

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