Convicted Voyeur Flees Target Store as Shouting Woman Chases Him With Camera: Video

Target Chase-compressedYULEE, Fla. — A man who was convicted in 2009 of recording women changing in a surf shop dressing room, and who has been accused of asking women inappropriate questions as they shop, fled a Florida Target store last week after one of the shoppers who had an encounter with him before recognized his face.

Candace Spivey of Yulee, Florida says that she was shopping in the bikini section of her local Target last Tuesday when she was approached by Jeffrey Polizzi, who asked, “Shouldn’t we make sure it’s not too, like, sheer or clear?”

Spivey had recognized Polizzi from an incident two years ago at her local Publix where he struck up a conversation with her about clothing, but then began talking about women’s undergarments and shaving their private areas.

“At first he is very believable,” she told local television station WJXT-TV. “At first he comes up and seems like he genuinely needs your help in regards of answering questions about a dress he bought for his wife.”

“I didn’t know it was going to be questions about your underwear and your private areas,” Spivey also told reporters.

So this time, when he approached her in Target, she turned on the camera on her phone to capture his identity.

“Do you remember running into me in the grocery store?” Spivey asked.

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At the moment of being recognized, Polizzi immediately turned away, dropped his shopping basket on the floor and then ran through the store and out the door. Spivey chased the man through Target, yelling for others to apprehend him and to call the police. She followed him outside as she continued screaming and unleashing profanities.

The police eventually caught Polizzi, who was charged with reckless driving after frantically fleeing the scene.

Spivey posted the video to her Facebook page, where it has received over a million views in just a week.

“I wanted to get his face. I wanted to get a profile of him, of who he was, because he has been doing this for so long,” she said. “I was worried about him approaching minors and young girls who he could easily manipulate.”

Police are now asking for other women to come forward if they have been inappropriately accosted by Polizzi. According to reports, an estimated 50 women are now speaking out.

“This is the same guy who came up to me at CVS,” one woman wrote under Spivey’s post.

Another woman who allegedly met Polizzi in the grocery store told WJXT News that he also started off like he was speaking about his wife and then turned the conversation into asking the woman about her unmentionables.

“I began to realize [something wasn’t right] when he began to talk about her undergarments and comparing them to my undergarments, like what I would wear in a certain situation, and then talked about her not wearing any undergarments at all,” she said.

Polizzi plead no contest in 2009 to charges of voyeurism after he recorded women trying on bathing suits in the dressing room of a local surf shop.


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  • gizmo23

    and this is significant because….

    • Peter Leh

      we christians have to make up a persecution scenario

    • bowie1

      It’s about catching a voyeur.

      • Peter Leh

        target policy notwithstanding

      • gizmo23

        No one got caught, only recognized

        • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

          He was recognized for similar previous offenses of sexually accosting women n finally got caught for them.
          …….A rapist who committed rape 2 years ago n disappeared may still be caught by the police today if recognized or detected.

          • gizmo23

            We have no idea if he has committed any crime since his last arrest

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            Fyi, sexual harassment is a crime. He has been sexually harassing women in stores n he was just recognized n arrested for those previous crimes. It also depends on whether the women will wanna pursue charges against him.

          • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

            Will u n yr gang be standing in front of Target’s restrooms to check for real n fraudulent transgenders/ /=voyeurs/predators.?

    • Tangent002

      Anything having to do with Target and even marginally inappropriate behavior is gonna be on the front page of this site, CNS, and Breitbart for the next month or so.

    • gogo0

      because he was convicted in 2009 for being a voyeur in a women’s bathroom, further discrediting the current bathroom hysteria

  • hytre64

    Slow news day, and the author could get both the words, “Target” and “Voyeur” into the title.

  • Peter Leh

    the transgendered have never been the problem. Predators have. The law or target policy changes nothing.

    • Amos Moses

      Except it gives them the idea that they are ok also……………..

      • Peter Leh

        they don’t need a law to do that, 🙂

        • Amos Moses

          Right………. but since we have now given permission to act like the law does not exist…… or even common sense……………. it is Katy bar the door…………. and they need not be afraid….. have fun shopping with your new “friends”……………

          • Peter Leh

            i look at it as they will now be more easily recognized and arrested.

            I would rather them be in jail than in the women’s bathroom where they dont belong

          • Amos Moses

            So then why give them permission……………

          • Peter Leh

            predators have never had permission.. .that is why they are predators. 🙂

          • Amos Moses

            No, they now have the “excuse”……. “i felt like a woman to day…….. or a man”….. we have built in an excuse…… and if you do not see that…… you are blind………..

          • Peter Leh

            those who do that go to jail.

            there is no excuse to be a predotor

          • Amos Moses

            But they have been given tacit approval by this ill considered and asinine action……..

          • Peter Leh

            no approval at all. if a guy looks over the stall in the men’s room he gets the same result. law or no lw.

            now one may THINK that have special approval but will be quickly dealt with.

    • ComeOnPeople!

      And how does a lady in the restroom know which male is which. A transgender male given the right to be in a ladies restroom via a LAW gives all men the right via the same LAW to enter weather they have good intentions or not. Who is going to check the intention of males in the ladies restroom to see if it’s just because he feels like a woman or because he feels like a pervert?

      • Peter Leh

        I bet you will be able to spot the pervert. 🙂

        • ComeOnPeople!

          Oh really? Do explain to me what a perverted male looks like.

          • Peter Leh

            probably like the guy in the article?

          • ComeOnPeople!

            Wow you possess great logic and reasoning skills. I would have never thought of that. I will now be able to spot different males a mile away just by studying the guy in the article. Thank you. Ahahaha

          • Peter Leh

            generally the pervert is peaking over the stall without without a camera. 🙂

            which is my point they are doing it now without the assistance of equal protection laws

          • ComeOnPeople!

            As are Transgender people… doing so without laws that say a male can be in a female bathroom. Oh and some pervert males would like just to have a law created that would say males can be in designated female restroom. And please don’t give me that it has been the norm. A male of any kind up until all this media propaganda has never been accepted in a ladies rest area . PERIOD!

          • Peter Leh

            accepted? no.

            be in there? … you bet. that is why they are called predators. 🙂

  • hytre64

    Wow – Really –

    My message stating that “this was a slow news day, and the author could get both the words, “Target” and “Voyeur” into the title” was removed.

    In reality, this man was not caught *being* a voyeur in Target, only that he was recognized as being a previously convicted voyeur, who asked inappropriate questions to women in several stores.

  • Tangent002

    The AFA is now sending men ‘on assignment’ to enter ladies rooms in Target as a protest.

    • gizmo23

      Hopefully they will be arrested

      • Nidalap

        I agree. But if they’re NOT, what will have prevented it? 🙂

        • gizmo23

          I don’t think they will try to go into a bathroom unless they are trying to commit a sex crime

      • disqus_O2BUmbLecp

        Target’s bathroom policy allows transvestites n men to enter women’s bathroom/restroom. So, why would Target take action against the AFA men.?

        • gizmo23

          Because I assume they are going there to disrupt and cause a seen. They certainly will announce what they are doing in order to get attention. If they are not truly transgendered they will be committing a fraud in order to commit a sexual crime.
          I doubt any of them will actually do anything and risk being labeled a sexual offender

  • hytre64

    No voyeurism happened on this day in Target. He was convicted of voyeurism in 2009. He was not in any bathroom in Target, but he was bothering female customers by asking them inappropriate questions.