16-year-old girl in Utah runs away… suspected to have been lured by a predator

While this could technically fit in Wednesday’s round-up… the girl has not been found and I believe this deserves its own post. It is always in hindsight that we realize we should have paid attention to what our kids were doing online… I hope for the Huddleston family it is not too late.

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August 21 2013
Online activity raises red flags in case of missing Utah teen; parents reminded to monitor Internet use
By Jackie Hicken, Deseret News

Advocacy groups are reminding parents about the importance of watching their children’s online activities after 16-year-old Indica Huddleston, a junior at Lone Peak High School, left a note stating that she was running away and her parents raised concerns about unsavory people luring their daughter away from home.

Advocacy groups are reminding parents about the importance of monitoring their children’s online activities after 16-year-old Indica Huddleston, a junior at Lone Peak High School, left a note stating that she was running away, leaving her parents concerned about the possibility of unsavory people luring their daughter away from home.

“I didn’t know that she was talking to the kind of people that she was talking to,” Andrea Huddleston said of her daughter. “I should’ve done a better job of monitoring that.”

Huddleston said she and her daughter had a small disagreement about Indica’s schooling, but it didn’t seem like anything serious until they found the note on Aug. 15 saying she was running away. [READ FULL STORY]


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