Jefferson Park family shaken after Peeping Tom discovered outside their home

Reporter: Andryanna Sheppard
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Jonathan Whidden and his fiancee Brooke Freeman love their Jefferson Park neighborhood. It’s family-friendly and they’ve always felt safe. That was until their neighbor knocked on their door around 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

“He’s like, ‘Dude, you had someone peeping in your window for about three minutes,'” Whidden said.

He says his neighbor confronted the man, but he got away on his bike.

“When he told me, I went to check out the whole house. Where could someone look into something? My 10-year-old daughter is there. My 5-month-old son is right there,” Whidden said. “It makes me think, was it his first time?”

Nothing is missing from the family’s yard or the home and they can definitely protect themselves. But now, they want to make sure they get a picture of anyone that tries to peek in their windows again.

“The thought of something happening to my wife and kids really, really struck a nerve,” Whidden said.

They’re hoping someone in the neighborhood caught a glimpse of him on camera. Their sense of security is now shattered.

“We’ve been really comfortable here. We’ve been here for five years. This is really scary to us.”

Now, they want the neighborhood to keep an eye out while they are keeping their kids close.

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