A 42-year-old Florida man was arrested in a Portland motel on Sunday for allegedly engaging in sexual activity with a 12-year-old girl whom he met on social media.
Detectives with Portland Police Bureau learned Sergio Zambrano met the 12-year-old victim on Instagram 3 weeks ago. He reportedly lied about his age and encouraged the girl to send him nude photos of herself. Zambrano engaged in sexually-explicit chats with the girl before deciding to fly to Portland, PPB said. He spent the weekend with the victim who reportedly told her parents she was at a friend’s house.
Once her parents learned she was not with her friend, they contacted her via cell phone and Zambrano took her home, PPB said. She was taken to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries.Investigators located Zambrano at a Motel 6 on SE Powell Boulevard.He was arrested Sunday and booked into Multnomah County Jail on charges of second-degree rape, 2 counts of second-degree sodomy, 4 counts of first-degree sex abuse, 2 counts of unlawful sexual penetration, using a child in a display of sexually explicit conduct, 2 counts of encouraging child sex abuse and luring a minor.
Source: KOIN News
This internet is very dangerous. Sadly more predictors are using social media as a way to reach children and teens and women. Take a moment to read about the WOMAN who was held against her will for 10 days by someone she meet on Facebook.