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Peeper Uses iPad and Pooch Petting to Nab Upskirt Pics [UPDATE]

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Authorities in Sherman Oaks are looking for a suspected peeper who used his iPad to take upskirt photos of a woman inside a pet shop.

The incident took place Friday inside a store called Puppy & Me, according to KTLA.

The victim, a shopper identified as Brittanie Weaver, was followed around the shop by a man who repeatedly stopped to kneel down next to the woman in order to pet her dog.

Weaver notes the suspect seemed to lose his balance while kneeling, then she realized he was on the ground snapping photos up her skirt using his iPad while pretending to fawn over her pet.

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At the counter, Weaver wrote the clerk a note to explain what had been happening; she says she did so in order to avoid a confrontation with the suspect. After leaving the shop, Weaver contacted the police.

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@brittanieweaver via Twitter
UPDATE 3/19/13: We've learned a bit more about Weaver and the suspect, courtesy the NY Daily News. She works as a fashion model, but could moonlight as a detective since she took it upon herself to identify the upskirt peeper perp online:

After browsing about 200 photos, Weaver finally found the man on LinkedIn and was "150 percent sure it was him." She describes the man as a California State University, Los Angeles alumnus, who has worked as a probation officer and court interpreter, with several restraining orders against him.

Additionally, Weaver told the L.A. Weekly she got info about the suspect, like his name and place of business, because he was wearing a name badge around his neck.