A female Marine found a hidden camera in the women’s bathroom of a U.S. Navy ship operating in the Mediterranean, officials said over the weekend.

The Navy is investigating the incident and looking into who placed it and what might have been recorded. The Marine found the camera on board the USS Arlington during a security operation in March, according to the Stars and Stripes military newspaper.

The Navy hasn’t identified anyone involved in the incident, Stars and Stripes said.

The Arlington is an amphibious transport dock currently in port in Greece, according to NBC News. Its home port is Norfolk, Virginia.

A military official told NBC that the camera was capable of recording images, but did not specify whether it could capture stills or video.

Investigators are also looking into whether any images were streamed or broadcast on an unrecorded live feed, Stars and Stripes said.

“The Navy/Marine Corps team takes all reports of sexual harassment seriously, and are committed to thoroughly investigating these allegations and providing resources and care to victims of sexual harassment” Cmdr. Kyle Raines, a Navy spokesman, said in a statement, according to Stars and Stripes.

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