Flagler deputies trying to identify man accused of recording woman in Publix bathroom

FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. — Deputies in Flagler County are seeking the public’s help to identify a man whom they said tried to record a woman while she was in a grocery store bathroom.

Investigators said the incident happened at the Publix at 5415 North Ocean Shore Boulevard on Nov. 18.


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Deputies said the woman told them she was in a bathroom stall when she saw a person’s shoes in the next stall facing hers.

The woman told deputies that she thought the shoes were unusually large for a female and started to become uncomfortable.

Deputies said that as she began to gather her belongings, she noticed the person holding a cell phone over the stall wall pointing toward her.

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Investigators said that was when the woman shouted at the man in the stall to stop.

The man then ran from the bathroom.

Deputies released a photo of a man whom they believe was involved in trying to record the woman as he left the store.

Detectives said the man is around 5 feet, 7 inches to 5 feet, 8 inches tall, in his late teens or early 20s, with dark blonde curly hair, and weighs about 200-250 pounds.

Deputies said the man was seen wearing camouflage Crocs, grey sweatpants, and a black hoodie and ran north on A1A.

Deputies ask anyone with information about the case to contact the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office at 386-313-4911 or email Tips@FlaglerSheriff.com.

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Matt Reeser

Matt Reeser, WFTV.com

Matt Reeser joined WFTV in 1998 as a news photographer and has worked for television stations in Kentucky and West Virginia.