UPDATE: Police seek victims of crime involving up-the-skirt photos

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EL DORADO, Kan. — Imagine a stranger owning an explicit photo of you, and you have no idea it was ever taken.

The El Dorado Police Department needs the public's help identifying women who may not have been aware a man was snapping pictures up their skirts.

Officers arrested a suspect Wednesday morning, after a woman told police last week, she caught a man reaching his cell phone up under her dressing room at Goodwill to snap pictures of her changing.

"I am totally shocked. I come here all the time," said customer Linda Johnson. "I had no idea this was happening."

"Almost makes we want to cry, thinking that someone is taking pictures of young girls," said customer Shelly Razo.

Detectives also found images of other women on the suspect's cell phone, many taken at the Walmart and Dillons in town. Some victims have been identified, but law enforcement believe there could be up to 20 more.

"Obviously it's becoming more common in today's society," said Gayle Goetz with Goodwill Industries. "And we just need to be careful. It's too easy for people to do things that invade our privacy. We need to protect ourselves."

Currently, Goodwill is instructing its employees to keep an eye out for this kind of behavior, and moving forward, dressing rooms in its new and remodeled stores will have a different design.

"The standard retail door has always been open at the bottom and open at the top for various security reasons," Goetz said. "But our new stores are being built so that will not be able to happen like this."

The suspect is described as a black male in his mid-to-late 40s who was kneeling beside women with his phone extended out under their skirts.

Anyone with information should call El Dorado Police at: (316)-322-4398.
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An area police department is asking for the public's help in locating victims of a crime they may not be aware of.

The El Dorado Police Department recently arrested a suspect accused of taking pictures and videos under women's dresses and skirts. Police believe most of the incidents happened at Dillons, Walmart and Goodwill stores in El Dorado.

Investigators have been able to ID and contact some of the crime victims, but say there are 15 to 20 more women they've been unable to identify.

Officers are asking for any women in the community who suspect they may have been a victim to contact Detective Schreiber at (316) 321-9120. The suspicious activity would have involved a black male in his mid to late 40s who would have knelt beside victims at the stores.


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