Police: Man tried to snap photos under skirts at Belmont Stakes

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A Brooklyn man was arrested at the Belmont Stakes Saturday for allegedly taking photos underneath teen girls' skirts.

Police say 28-year-old Samuel Jackson put his cellphone camera underneath two 19-year-old girls' skirts at the race track.

Investigators also say an NYPD detective who was on duty at the race track saw Jackson approach the teens from behind. They he stood directly behind the girls, put his phone's camera underneath the skirt of one girl and then did the same to the other. 

Investigators say the teens did not know it was happening.

It is still under investigation if Jackson actually captured any images, police say.

It was revealed in court Sunday that Jackson is a graduate of the Fordham University School of Law and is a practicing attorney.

Jackson was charged with two counts of unlawful surveillance. His bail was set at $2,500, and his next court appearance is scheduled for Wednesday.

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