TSA screener uses smartphone to take video up the skirt of woman at airport

Nicholas Fernandez 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A TSA agent was arrested on a charge of voyeurism after allegedly recording up the skirt of a woman on an airport escalator, according to police in Washington.

The Seattle Police Department said that they have arrested 29-year-old Nicholas Fernandez, after being seen using a phone to record a video up the skirt of a woman who was riding on an escalator.

Fernandez was charged with one count of voyeurism. He was booked into jail, and his bail was set at $7,500. Fernandez has been removed from screening duties, and he has been suspended without pay.

According to the police, an investigation was launched after a man spotted the TSA agent recording a video up the skirt of a woman.

The man called the police, and officers began watching Fernandez at the Seattle Tacoma International Airport. An officer saw Fernandez taking a break from a checkpoint around 11:30 a.m.

He then followed a woman up an escalator, where he activated a cellphone flashlight and appeared to be taking a video of the woman.