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Monday, February 11 2013, 07:16 PM EST
Parents React to Man Arrested at the Mall for Watching Porn
MIAMI TWP. -- Disgusted and outraged are the words parents are using to describe the incident of a man looking at porn while working at the Dayton Daily News kiosk at the Dayton Mall.

Tony Boykins saw the man open up his iPad and watch porn with children just feet away from the children's play area in the mall.  Boykin snapped pictures of the incident on his cell phone and sent them to mall security.  He then called police. Officers came to the mall and arrested the man. He was released shortly after.

"There are ways to use your down time wisely rather than looking at pictures that you don't need to be looking at," said Lisa Powe, a Centerville mother of two.

"Pornography, I don't support it, but if you're going to look at it, you need to do it in the privacy of your own home, not out in public, and I think it was foolish what he did," said Jamaine Fletcher. "I think it's inappropriate and I don't know what's going to happen to him but I hope something does."

Investigators say it's illegal to look at porn in public places, especially with young children nearby.

"Then it makes you wonder if he was looking at the kids over there in the play area and how would the parents feel," said Brittany Daniel, from Montgomery. "I would not feel good as a parent at all having somebody in that area."

Police confiscated the man's iPad for their investigation and the man has been banned from the mall and fired by the contractor who the Dayton Daily News used to staff the kiosk.

Some parents say that isn't enough and hopes police take further action.

"I have two teenagers and that's just ridiculous. It doesn't matter how old the kids are, you don't do that. Obviously, he wasn't thinking and he definitely doesn't need to be in that position, especially around the kids," said Powe.

This is the statement released by the Dayton Daily News:

"The Dayton Daily News is aware of the incident in question. We certainly do not condone this kind of unacceptable behavior. The person, who was an employee of a contractor of the Dayton Daily News, was immediately removed and is no longer affiliated in any way with his company or the Dayton Daily News.  It is our understanding that the person in question is also banned from the Dayton Mall. We appreciate the cooperation of the Dayton Mall and extend our sincerest apologies to anyone who may have witnessed the alleged incident.  Because he has been charged, the matter is now in the hands of the legal system and we have no further comment on the matter."Parents React to Man Arrested at the Mall for Watching Porn

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