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Hoffman Estates man used camera to peer up 8-year-old’s skirt, prosecutor says

Updated: August 4, 2013 5:00PM

A man from Hoffman Estates appeared in court Sunday after he was caught taking a video under a little girl’s skirt at a Walmart, a prosecutor said.

Juan F. Lara-Ramirez, 30, of the 700 block of North Salem Drive in the northwest suburb, was charged Friday with unauthorized video recording and live video transmission after the incident at the store in the 1500 block of North Rand Road in Palatine, prosecutors said.

The victim was 8 years old, according to a police report. Cook County Judge Laura Sullivan set Lara-Ramirez’s bail at $70,000.

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