A LOCAL man says he is “disgusted” public toilets around Mandurah are being used for casual sex.
The 30-year-old man, who doesn’t want to be named, said he had first-hand experience of “filthy happenings” occurring in ablution blocks after being employed as a contract cleaner for the City of Mandurah.
He said many of the toilets around Mandurah were used for casual sex but the worst were the Egret Point and Leisure Way toilets in Halls Head.
“I am sure residents of Leisure Way wonder why there is so much traffic down their street,” the man said.
“I’ve found sex toys ... condoms for males and females ... all in that toilet block.
“It’s constant all day; cars trawling up and down.
“Many people have been spotted performing sexual favours especially in the dark of night and early mornings.”
The man said he once waited more than 45 minutes to clean the toilets after a young teen locked himself in.
“While waiting about 10 random cars kept driving past and three drivers stopped and asked if I was ‘Nathan’,” he said.
“I asked, ‘Who is Nathan?’ and each man, aged between 55 and 65, just drove off.”
He said what he witnessed was enough to make him quit his job and he was still wary of going to the area.
“Egret Point is a nice spot where you can forget the hustle and bustle of the overpopulated and congested Mandurah lifestyle,” he said.
“I have a young family and a five-year-old son and we enjoy fishing and driving on the sand tracks at that spot but these people are ruining it.”
“I would never feel safe letting my son go unsupervised and I advise people to never go there.” The man and his workmates reported the behaviour to their superior who then took it to their boss but the ‘encounters’ continued.
“As a company embracing Eyes on the Streets we reported all uncertainties like cars, people, etc,” he said.
“We called the rangers and they said it wasn’t their thing.
“The City put bars on the door to stop people from getting in but they were ripped off and the brick wall was smashed in.
“That’s how desperate these people are.”
The City of Mandurah declined to comment on specific questions raised by the Mandurah Mail but did say the City had regular cleaners and all suspicious behaviour should be reported to police.
Senior sergeant Chris Hoath said this kind of activity was unlawful behaviour and encouraged anyone who saw this sort of activity to contact police.
“I am not naïve to the behaviour and it is a public place so it will be dealt with like any other public offence,” Snr-sgt Hoath said.
“When someone has contacted police we will deal with it immediately.
“We could send a regular patrol if we are alerted to a pattern of behaviour.”