A woman was shocked to find a hidden camera connected to the toilet seat in a restroom inside a Whatburger on Friday in Abilene, police said.
An investigation began after the suspect targeted a women's restroom at the restaurant in south Abilene, police said in a news release.
The victim, who asked not to be identified, stated that the incident occurred around 1 p.m. Friday at the Whataburger located at South 1st Street, according to a KTXS-12 report.
"We further ask that businesses and restaurants check their restrooms, including toilet tanks or other fixtures within the restroom for any electronic devices," said Abilene Police Chief Stan Standridge in the news release. "If a device is located, please do not touch it and contact the Police Department immediately."
The incident is considered a felony offense of invasive visual recording of person(s) with a covert electronic device within a public restroom at a local food establishment. The offense can carry a sentence in state jail, according to police.