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Kentucky Police Set Up Sting, Educate About Sexual Predators Online

13 percent of children will be sexually solicited online.

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

From Thursday to Sunday of this week a room of 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.

"Unfortunately, any place the internet is, there are predators. And if your children are on the computer, there's a high probability, over eighty percent that they've been approached by some one attempting to have sex with them," says David James, KBI commissioner.

Throughout the course of the sting, seven people were apprehended. Five were from Tennessee, one from Indiana, and another from Marshall County.


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