Crime of the Week: Man caught recording young girls at local Walmart sought by police

Police say this man is suspected of taking inappropriate video of two young girls at an eastside El Paso Walmart. (EPPD)

Police are searching for a man who was caught recording video of young girls at a local Walmart store.

The incident is Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week.

On Monday, employees at the Walmart at 1850 N. Zaragoza Road noticed the man was acting suspicious. Police say the employees thought the man was going to steal merchandise but then noticed he was following two young girls.

The employees saw the man recording the girls’ buttocks with his cellphone as he was following them, police said.

One of the girls is 9-years-old and the second girl is believed to be 13.

The suspect is described as Hispanic, approximately 6 feet tall with brown hair, a mustache and beard. He is described as having a medium to husky build. He was seen wearing a dark-colored baseball cap, an orange-colored long-sleeved shirt, blue jeans and brown work boots.

Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-8477 or online at Tips can also be sent via text by sending the word CRIME1 with the information to 274637.

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