A Woodstock man has been charged after parents at a youth baseball game complained about him taking photos of children and he fled the park.
According to Capt. Jay Baker of the Cherokee Sheriff's Office:
Cherokee Sheriff’s deputies received a call just before noon Friday about a man who was taking photos of young children at Hobgood Park off Bells Ferry Road.
"A baseball tournament was in progress at the park when parents noticed the male taking pictures of children around the bleachers. When parents confronted the male, he ran from the park," Baker said.
Prior to the call being dispatched, deputies on patrol near the park saw a man run across Towne Lake Parkway from Hobgood Park into the Bentley Hills subdivision. Deputies entered the Bentley Hills subdivision as the call was being dispatched. Deputies began searching the area on foot, and found a man hiding behind a house.
Nathan Michael Haslick, 39, of Woodstock, is charged with loitering and prowling. Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Division will also be investigating the incident. Haslick was in custody at the Cherokee County jail with a $1,000 bond as of mid-afternoon Friday.