A Twin Cities community is searching for solutions to a growing and disturbing problem – the sex trafficking of young girls. Faith leaders, law enforcement and survivors attended a community meeting in Oak Park Heights Saturday. Earlier this month, the FBI ranked Minnesota 13th in the nation for sex trafficking.
A 60-year-old Red Lake man has been sentenced for sexually abusing two young girls, according to the United State Attorney’s Office.
Teenage pregnancy, eating disorders and poor self-esteem are some of the major problems plaguing young women in Minnesota. The struggles can sometimes start as early as elementary school.
Police are looking for information regarding two incidents of a man who allegedly exposed himself to young girls and a third incident where a man tried to get a girl into his vehicle.