HPD looking for man who took pictures of kids using the restroom

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Thursday, June 11, 2015
Police say the man seen in this photo has been taking cellphone pictures of kids using public restrooms

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Police are looking for a man they say took cellphone pictures of kids using the restroom at a public library.

A 13-year-old boy told officers he was using the restroom at the library located at 1050 Quitman when he noticed stick a black and blue Samsung cell phone under the stall. The boy says he tried to kick the phone, but the suspect moved it out of the way.

The boy went and told his mother who alerted library officials and police. The suspect was gone by the time officers arrived.

Police believe this isn't he first time he's taken photos of children using the restroom.

The man is described as a black male, 35 to 45 years of age, approximately 6 feet tall and 185 to 200 pounds.

If you recognize him, you're urged to call HPD Special Victims Division at 713-308-1100 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.