The explosion of online child predators amid COVID-19’s virtual world

On a February afternoon just outside of San Diego, California,  police officers raided an apartment to rescue an 11-year-old girl from her alleged abductor. 20-year-old Jose Melena, her captor, barricaded himself in a bathroom as officers surrounded him and retrieved the girl (Link). Melena was cornered, and unsuccessfully attempted to take his own life as […]