Sex offender accused of taking cellphone video of girl in Wal-Mart restroom


A registered sex offender was arrested Monday on suspicion of recording cellphone video of a girl in a restroom at a San Diego County discount store, and authorities believe there may be others victimized in a similar way.

The 10-year-old alleged victim told sheriff’s deputies that a man followed her into the women’s restroom of a Wal-Mart, went into a stall next to her and recorded her with a cellphone camera while making sexual comments, sheriff’s Lt. Dan Brislin said Tuesday.

The suspect was gone when deputies got to the store on Camino Canada south of Lakeside on Wednesday.


The girl later identified the suspect through surveillance video obtained from store security. Sheriff’s detectives arrested Robert Becker, 21, at his Alpine home on Monday.

Becker was booked into jail on charges of attempted lewd and lascivious acts on a minor, annoying or molesting a child with a prior conviction, and disorderly lewd conduct.


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