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Child Sexual Predator Sting A Success


13 percent of children will be sexually solicited online.

It's a startling statistic, and local law enforcement agencies are working to rid our area of this problem.

Several Kentucky Law Enforcement agencies teamed up with the Watchdog Group Perverted Justice for a child sexual predators sting, and it was a major success.

From Thursday to Sunday of this week, a room at the Bowling Green Police Department was transformed into a command center.

Throughout the sting, a house in Warren County was monitored for child predators, who were lured in by an officer posing as a 13-year-old girl.

The message police are hoping to spread, is that no matter where you live, children are in danger of online predators.

Seven people were arrested in the sting.

Five were from Tennessee, one from Indiana, and another from Marshall County Kentucky.

Attorney General Greg Stumbo made the announcement this morning at a news conference in Bowling Green.

Law agencies, including the Warren County Sheriff's Office and the Warren County Commonwealth Attorney's office, teamed up with Perverted Justice for the sting.


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