Odessa police searching for man who took inappropriate photos of teen

Odessa police searching for man who took inappropriate photos of teen
Surveillance photo of suspect (Source: Odessa Police Department/Facebook)

The Odessa Police Department needs your help locating a man who was taking inappropriate photos of a teen.

On Thursday night, an unknown man was seen inside the Dollar General, located at 120 W. Clements St.

We're told the man was seen taking photos of a 14-year-old girl up her skirt.

According to the report, the victim told police she heard a "shutter" noise while a photo was taken of her.

Police said when the girl turned around, the man was holding a cell phone below her skirt with the camera facing upwards.

We're told when he was confronted by the girl's parents, he fled southbound on Grant Avenue on foot.

The man is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5'6" tall, wearing a brown work shirt with the name tag of "Jesus" sewn on it.

Surveillance video of the suspect has also been released.

On 2-23-17 at approximately 2019 hours, an unknown male was observed at Dollar General, located at 120 West Clements, taking photos of a 14-year-old female up her skirt. The victim reported hearing a “shutter” noise while a photo was taken of her. When the victim turned around, the suspect was holding a cell phone below her skirt with the camera facing upwards. When confronted by the victim’s parents, the suspect fled southbound on Grant on foot. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5’6”, wearing a brown work short with a name tag of “Jesus” sewn on it. Anyone with information in reference to the identity of the suspect shown below is encouraged to contact OPD or Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPS and reference Case #17-4344.

Posted by Odessa Police Department on Friday, February 24, 2017

If you have any information on who this man is, contact Odessa Crime Stoppers at (432) 333-TIPS.

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