GASPORT — A Gasport man was charged after he was caught allegedly looking into a girl’s bedroom window.

Nicholas J. Heschke, 25, of West Avenue, was charged Tuesday with third-degree stalking, a misdemeanor, following an investigation by State Police with help from the Niagara Niagara County Sheriff’s Office.

The incident was reported in Gasport at 10:50 p.m. March 17 when a homeowner said he saw a man looking into the bedroom window of a girl in the house who was under age 16.. The homeowner told police that he confronted the man and identified him as Heschke. Police said Heschke fled on foot before they arrived. He later was interviewed and charged on Tuesday.

Heschke was arraigned before Town of Royalton Justice Gregory Bass and remanded to Niagara County Jail on $1,000 bail. He is to return to court on Tuesday.