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Man took pictures of boy in Brandon mall restroom, deputies say

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Published:   |   Updated: March 19, 2013 at 12:21 AM

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A Michigan man was arrested Friday for taking photos a day earlier of a 12-year-old boy using the restroom at Westfield Shopping Centre in Brandon, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said.

Victor Aaron Lemm, 57, of Coleman, Mich., was charged with voyeurism, the sheriff's office said. He was arrested Friday at the Motel 6, 9942 Adamo Drive, Brandon.

According to deputies, on Thursday, the boy entered the men's restroom at Macy's, and Lemm entered the restroom stall next to the boy. As the boy was using the toilet, Lemm reached under the stall and pointed his cellular phone at the boy. He did this three times, the sheriff's office said.

The boy fled the restroom and notified his aunt and uncle, the sheriff's office said.

Employees at Macy's followed Lemm as he was attempting to leave the department store. The boy's aunt and uncle and store employees were able to get a description of Lemm and the vehicle's tag number, the sheriff's office said.

Detectives learned the vehicle was rented from Dollar Rental. They also learned Lemm was staying at a Motel 6 in Brandon.

A court authorized search warrant was executed on Lemm's hotel room, rental car and his electronic equipment, the sheriff's office said.

Lemm was arrested at 6 p.m. Friday and admitted to the offense, the sheriff's office said.

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