A missing 13-year-old girl from Dallas, Texas was found locked in a shed more than 1,000 miles away in North Carolina after she was abducted and raped by a man she met online, CNN reported.
The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office in North Carolina said they received a call about the missing teen from a special agent with the FBI in Texas. The girl was later found at a property in Lexington, about an hour’s drive northeast of Charlotte, the same day they were alerted.
The suspect, 34-year-old Jorge Ivan Santos Camacho was arrested and charged with
“eight felony charges, including child abduction, felonious restraint, human trafficking, and statutory rape of a child,”
the sheriff’s office said per the outlet.
He is accused of grooming the teen after meeting on social media and later in person.
“The content of the chat was consistent with grooming and enticement,”
the release said. Camacho allegedly kidnapped the teen and held her captive for
Police picked Camacho up during a traffic stop, as he pulled out of his Lexington property, after linking his vehicle to the young girl’s house.
“During the traffic stop, it was determined that the juvenile was locked in an outbuilding on the (suspect’s) property,”
the release said. Investigators unlocked the shed and discovered the missing teen, the sheriff’s office said. She was taken to a hospital where she underwent an examination and was later taken back to Texas.
Camacho is being held in the Davidson County Jail on a $1,250,000 bond, CNN reports.
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