Teen worker arrested after 8-year-old girl finds hidden camera near toilet at Long Island restaurant

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December 01, 2019 - 2:00 pm
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SEAFORD, N.Y. (1010 WINS) – A teenager has been arrested after police say he was secretly recording a toilet in a women’s restroom at a restaurant he worked at on Long Island.

An 8-year-old girl discovered a hidden cell phone recording a toilet in the restroom of El Coyote Loco Restaurant on Merrick Road on Saturday, Nassau County police said.

The manager was told about the phone and a 17-year-old worker at the restaurant was arrested and charged with unlawful surveillance.

Police said an investigation found more female victims had been illegally recorded in the bathroom.  

Police are urging any potential victims to call detectives at (516) 57-6753.

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