Girl Uses iPod, Facebook To Catch Sex Predator

A tech-savvy 12-year-old Minnesota girl reported a sexual assault by her mom’s ex-boyfriend by using her iPod to contact a friend through Facebook.

KARE11.com reports the alleged perpetrator, who was found dead in his jail cell in an apparent suicide, took the girl’s phone away before he attacked her the first time. After the man left her room, she made a plea for help via Facebook, presumably using an iPod Touch, to the attacker’s daughter. Authorities arrested the man after the girl escaped following a second attack and called her mother.

12-year-old girl reports sexual assault via Facebook [Kare11.com via MSNBC]