EXCLUSIVE: Accused Cypress upskirt photographer tells his side

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Man accused of taking upskirt photo of woman at H-E-B spoke exclusively with Eyewitness News.

The man accused of taking upskirt photos of a woman at a Cypress H-E-B store spoke exclusively with ABC13 to deny the charges against him.

Isaac Smith, 20, said he did not put his phone up the woman's skirt and said he was not following her around the store.

"I gave them permission to look through my phone because I have nothing to hide, exactly like I told them," Smith said, adding that investigators are still in possession of his phone.
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In an exclusive interview, the man suspected of taking upskirt photos at a Cypress H-E-B store tells his side of the story.



ABC13 was the only station in the courtroom when Smith made his first appearance and again when he entered a downtown courtroom around 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Smith was allegedly caught on camera taking pictures under the skirt of a young woman from Austria. She said she is working as an au pair.

Police say the surveillance video shows Smith following the woman around the H-E-B while she was grocery shopping. They claim when she bent over to get some eggs he slipped his phone under her skirt and took a photo.
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We were there when Isaac Smith walked into court for the first time.


The incident happened May 31. After ABC13 showed the surveillance video, Smith was arrested and taken into custody by Precinct 5 constables.

Smith is charged with improper photography. The conditions of his bond include that he does not have contact with minors and can't use a cell phone or anything with access to the internet.

His young victim said in an exclusive interview that she is relieved Smith is facing criminal charges.

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Man arrested and accused of taking upskirt pictures at H-E-B.


"I'm really happy, like I cannot imagine that I would meet him on the street, like random, it would hurt me so bad," Chrissi said.

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