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Florida man allegedly meets teen on socials, snatches, drugs, and assaults her like a total creep

Samantha Parker By Samantha Parker May18,2024

NORTH PORT, Fla. (TCD) — A 37-year-old man faces charges after allegedly abducting an underage girl he met on social media, keeping her in his home, and sexually assaulting her.

According to a statement from the North Port Police Department, David Bunn met the minor online and used a ride-sharing service to bring the victim to his residence. The victim failed to return home, and police learned she could be with Bunn.

Officers responded to his home on Kenwood Drive. Bunn initially denied that the girl was there, but officers eventually found her inside. The victim reportedly told police she had been drugged and sexually battered. Bunn also allegedly wouldn’t let her leave his home.

Police arrested Bunn on charges of sexual battery on a child, interfering with the custody of a minor, and kidnapping. Officials booked him into the Sarasota County Jail on April 8, where he remains held without bond.

North Port Police Chief Todd Garrison said, “Please do your best to keep track of who your children are talking to online or keep them off it altogether. We understand that it is not easy, but monsters like this are real, and they are closer than you might imagine.”

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Samantha Parker

By Samantha Parker

Samantha is a seasoned journalist with a passion for uncovering the truth behind the headlines. With years of experience in investigative reporting, she has covered a wide range of topics including politics, crime, and entertainment. Her in-depth analysis and commitment to factual accuracy make her a respected voice in the field of journalism.

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2 thoughts on “Florida man allegedly meets teen on socials, snatches, drugs, and assaults her like a total creep”
  1. It’s horrifying to think that there are individuals out there preying on innocent young teens online. We must be vigilant in monitoring our children’s online activities to protect them from such predators. This man deserves the harshest punishment for his despicable actions.

  2. How could someone do such a horrible thing to a young girl? Are there any measures we can take to better protect our kids from online predators?

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