The year-old boy, who lived with his stepfather for nearly six years, told police Robert J. Pratt would smash his head into a wall when he resisted his advances and sent him to school in long-sleeved shirts and pants so no one would see his bruises and scars. Pratt was being held without bail on sex assault charges, accusations that surprised acquaintances who know him as a quiet, helpful neighbor. The boy came forward after Pratt, 37, of Bennington, kicked him out of the apartment they shared and he moved in with his mother, who lived in the same apartment complex.
7 people accused of using Florida teen as sex slave
Seven alleged human traffickers have been arrested by police in Florida after two missing teenagers were discovered inside a "filthy" mobile home. A seventh suspect who remained at large turned himself in yesterday. It followed a months-long investigation into trafficking victims, the department said. Read more: Florida man charged after "eating" police patrol car seat. The probe kicked into gear on May 9 last year after Louisiana deputies contacted Florida police. Intelligence suggested a missing year-old boy from Louisiana was at a mobile home in the city of St. Police said he had been lured there via Discord, a gaming chat app. When officers arrived at the scene they found the teen and another boy, Initially, Mark Dennis claimed to be the younger child's biological father—but had no papers to prove the relation. As a result, both teenagers were taken from the home.
The St. Petersburg Police Department began a monthslong human trafficking investigation last May when they were informed that a missing year-old boy from Louisiana was found at a mobile home in St. Police believe that the defendants lured the boy through Discord, an online gaming platform that lets users chat directly with each other. They allegedly used Discord to coordinate picking the teen up and driving him to their trailer in St. When officers arrived at the trailer, they found the Louisiana teen and another year-old boy who had been reported missing from Marion County for nearly a year. Authorities removed the two boys from the home. Investigators believe that in April , the teen from Marion County had expressed unhappiness at his home to a family acquaintance, Eleanor Faye McGlamory. McGlamory, 56, befriended the then—year-old boy and introduced him to two of her friends, Mark Dennis and Andrew Dennis. Several weeks later, the two men picked the boy up and took him to their trailer. After police arrived at their mobile home in May , the four men moved from St.
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