Teen tried to video 12-year-old in Walmart bathroom, Alabama police say

Published 10:58 am Friday, June 2, 2023

An Alabama teen has been charged after police say he attempted to video a 12-year-old in a bathroom at Walmart.

Hartselle police said Blake Thomas Lorance, 19, of Hartselle, was arrested and charged with aggravated criminal surveillance.

The arrest came after a victim called the police on May 21, to say he was in a public restroom at Walmart when he noticed a camera was being held under the divider between the bathroom stalls.

Police said the victim yelled at the suspect who quickly left the bathroom.

Investigators identified Lorance as the suspect.