Missing Texas Girl Rescued From Trafficker
A 13-year-old girl from Texas was rescued from a shed in Lexington, North Carolina, where she was held captive by a man charged with trafficking and child rape. The suspect, Jorge Ivan Santos Camacho, was accused of grooming the teenager online, he drove to Dallas to pick her up and take her to Lexington, where he allegedly sexually assaulted her and kept her locked up in a shed.
According to Fox News, the missing Texas girl was reported missing by her family, and Dallas police tracked her online communications to Camacho. The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office received a notification from the FBI on March 10, which led to the discovery of the girl in the shed. The sheriff’s office released a statement saying that the chat was consistent with grooming and enticement.
Camacho is charged with several felonies, including child abduction, felonious restraint, trafficking, statutory rape of a child under 15, sex with a child under 15, and indecent liberties. He is at the Davidson County Jail in Lexington on a $1.25 million bond.
The shocking incident emphasizes the dangers of online grooming and human trafficking. Parents should monitor their children’s online activity and educate them on how to stay safe online. It is also essential to report any suspicious activities to the authorities.
The rescue of the missing Texas girl is a testament to the tireless efforts of law enforcement officials and the importance of reporting suspicious activities. It is crucial to keep our children safe by monitoring their online activities and educating them on how to keep them safe online.