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Florida man arrested for allegedly filming child under stall in airport bathroom

A Florida man is dealing with two counts of video voyeurism for allegedly filming two victims under a stall door in an airport bathroom, one among whom was an 11-year-old child, in accordance with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. 

Michel Fernandez Fuentes, a 46-year-old worker of a meals and beverage company contained in the St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport, was arrested on Friday and booked into the Pinellas County Jail, in accordance with jail information. 

The incidents happened in June, when two separate victims reported that they noticed a mirrored image of themselves in a cellular phone that was being held under a stall door in the bathroom, seemingly as a result of the cellphone’s front-facing digital camera was getting used. 

Detectives decided that Fuentes had allegedly entered the bathroom and used the stall subsequent to the 2 victims. 

When legislation enforcement interviewed Fuentes, he admitted to utilizing his cellphone whereas in the bathroom, however denied filming anybody or accessing the digital camera. 

Detectives obtained a search warrant for his cellphone and located 160 images of others’ legs in adjoining stalls, in accordance with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. 

Fuentes additionally allegedly accessed the digital camera and picture gallery on his cellphone throughout the instances that the 2 recognized victims reported seeing the digital camera under the stall. 

Fuentes’ employer, SSP America, didn’t reply to a request for touch upon Sunday. 

Fuentes was launched from the Pinellas County Jail on a $15,000 bond on Saturday. 

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