Mom Poses as Daughter, 11, to Trap Stalking Suspect

A Florida mom assumed her child's online identity to catch the man allegedly stalking her daughter.
1:50 | 06/12/13

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Got out of control. This mother says it all started when her daughter got a FaceBook account without permission she accepted a friend request and shared her phone number. The mother quickly learned through text messages a grown man police identified as Michael Bradley was trying to entice her child. I called him on -- phone. And -- told him you know don't call my daughter anymore. He's only eleven years old and that she says he wouldn't stop that's when she first went to police. She says despite these graphic -- including asking her child if she was still a virgin. If she wanted birthday sex and if she would skip school police told her it wasn't enough they needed more proof you know I've got to go to extra steps. In -- and make sure that -- -- to think. She pretended to be your daughter and pretended to be interested in -- -- been when we'll ask for a photo she sent him a picture avatar -- -- model -- That's in -- shots. Of a whole naked body. Police said it still wasn't enough they also needed a picture -- his space she managed to get that duke and in her third attempt police arrested Bradley. I think he should have been acted on. -- with that it will. Police spokesperson my original reason why the initial tax would only -- in a warning and Bradley first told the mother it was his fifteen year old brother. Communicating with her daughter police needed to be sure. And since she already open communication they had a chance to catch him. So I think all we were attempted to tell the mother was -- look in order for us to establish beyond a shadow of a doubt in a court of law. This is this man is the one responsible for sending these we're gonna need some sort of evidence that links him to the text messages. This mom thinks -- lot this should be top do I feel like that didn't have a choice and if I had to do it all over again I wound.

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