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Equinox Creeper Caught Climbing Into Women's Locker Room Through Air Vent

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Equinox in Glendale (via Facebook)
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A man was caught climbing into the women's locker room after crawling through the air vent at Equinox in Glendale. Not exactly the privacy you'd expect from such a swank gym.

The suspected prowler, Manuel Martinez, 27, allegedly removed a tile from the roof of the upscale gym and crawled through an 18-inch air vent to the women's locker room, Glendale police say. The creeper was spotted around 2:30 p.m. this past Sunday, when a woman who was cleaning the locker room's restroom heard noises from the ceiling. She then saw him remove a ventilation tile and begin climbing down into the room, according to the L.A. Times. The Equinox employee screamed and ran out of the locker room, and was pursued by Martinez, who was then caught and detained by other gym employees, authorities said.

It's still unclear exactly how long the suspect was creeping around in the air vents, but one thing is for sure: he is definitely not a member of the gym. We're also pretty sure he's not going to be offered a 3-day VIP trial either.

Martinez, who already had an outstanding warrant for his arrest, was charged yesterday with one count each of trespassing and prowling.