Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Child Psychiatrist Sentenced in Australia for Filming Boy in Edmonton Bathroom

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Child Psychiatrist Sentenced in Australia for Filming Boy in Edmonton Bathroom

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No jail for man who filmed boys in bathrooms

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PERTH, Australia - An Australian child psychiatrist has avoided jail for child pornography offences that took place around the globe, including a bathroom at West Edmonton Mall.

News outlets in Australia report that a judge in Perth handed Aaron Voon an 18-month suspended sentence on eight charges involving production and possession of child porn.

Voon earlier pleaded guilty in his home country to nine offences that occurred in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United States.

One of the charges was dismissed.

WA Today News reports that the 42-year-old was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome and obsessive-compulsive disorder, and has a fascination with toilets and urination.

Voon was arrested at the Edmonton mall in May 2016 after he used a mobile device to film a boy using a movie theatre washroom.

A video of the boy's angry father confronting Voon outside the bathroom spread quickly on social media. …

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