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MCSO: Someone using Snapchat to send kids explicit photos

MCSO: Someone using Snapchat to send kids explicit photos

MCSO: Someone using Snapchat to send kids explicit photos

Martin County, Fl (treasurecoast.com)- The Martin County Sheriff’s Office wants to know who sent sexually explicit videos to several middle school students through Snapchat. 

Now, investigators are asking parents to keep a close eye on their children’s social media pages. 

Lt. Ryan Grimsdale says several students reported receiving the videos through Snapchat on Friday.  First, they received an invitation to add someone they did not know.  Investigators have not said which middle school the students attend. Several students reported the content to their school resource deputy and their parents. 

Grimsdale said the students deleted the video, but the sender did not stop trying to correspond with the students. 

Through the app, Grimsdale said users can see each other’s location. That is one of the biggest concerns for investigators, not knowing the intentions of the sender. 

Detectives are working to determine if more students received the graphic content.

  If your child has received a communication like this, please call Sergeant James Maltese at 220-7060 

Students can also notify their school resource deputy, or report any suspicious activity through the free Fortify Florida app.

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