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Hidden Cellphone Found in Women’s Bathroom at Long Island Restaurant; Teen Arrested

Authorities say a 17-year-old male worker was arrested on Saturday at the El Coyote Loco restaurant in Seaford, New York

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What to Know

  • An 8-year-old girl discovered a concealed phone aimed at her when she went into the bathroom at a Long Island restaurant, police say
  • A 17-year-old male worker was arrested in connection with the phone on Saturday at the El Coyote Loco restaurant in Seaford, New York
  • He faces charges of unlawful surveillance. Authorities say recordings of other female victims were also found on the phone

Police say a teen employee at a Long Island restaurant is facing charges of unlawful surveillance after an 8-year-old girl discovered a concealed phone aimed at her when she went into the bathroom.

Authorities say a 17-year-old male worker was arrested on Saturday at the El Coyote Loco restaurant in Seaford, New York.

Nassau County police say a phone had been placed in the women’s bathroom facing the toilet and set to record.

After the girl saw the phone, a manager notified police.

Officers responded, and the teen was taken into custody after an investigation.

Authorities say recordings of other female victims were also found on the phone.

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