Custodian arrested after hidden camera found in North Carolina elementary school restroom

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Michael Childers (courtesy of the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office)

TAYLORSVILLE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – A 32-year-old man was arrested Tuesday after a video camera was found hidden in an elementary school restroom, according to the Alexander County Sheriff’s Office.

Officials said a staff member at Wittenburg Elementary School found the camera hidden under a sink inside of a staff restroom.

Michael Justin Childers, a custodian with the school, was arrested and charged with felony peeping. He was issued a $10,000 bond.

Deputies searched the other restrooms and did not find any cameras in student restrooms.

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