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Wisconsin Man Arrested for Preying on Saline County Girl

It was Chawna and Chad Davis's worst nightmare, a man preying on their daughter via social media.

SALINE COUNTY, AR -- His Youtube profile reads this: "Girls are sexy no matter what their age, age is just a number."

It was Chawna and Chad Davis's worst nightmare, a man preying on their daughter via social media.

"If we weren't nosey, hateful parents which is probably how our kids view us,  we wouldn't have known all of this was going on," says Chawna Davis.

What they discovered was their 11-year-old daughter being targeted by a sexual predator through her Youtube account.

"That led people to start saying 'oh my you are sexy...You're hot like your young body, can you send us more...Can you get naked?'" says Chawna Davis.

Chawna and Chad immediately contacted police and the cyber tip line.

Experts say reporting that tip can make all the difference.

"They can report to cybertipline.com and that is somewhere that is staffed by the FBI interpole as well as the US postal service and they investigate internet crime," says Rachel Ellis with the Attorney Generals cyber safety group.

The investigation led to the arrest of 46-year-old Bryan Cellarius, who lives in Wisconsin.

Cellarius faces charges on six counts of possession of child pornography.

His arrest, leading to other children Cellarius has been accused of preying on.

"It made my month to get the phone call from Burnett County, Wisconsin letting me know that something I had reported had a direct piece in leading to getting this man into custody," says Chawna Davis.

A simple internet safety check helped to save their daughter from a predator.


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