Males in jail after 13-year-old positions as 18 on Grindr in Layton

Two guys which decided to meet some one they thought was an 18-year-old man traveling with their parents have Davis district prison after choosing the empty profile was actually really a 13-year-old child.

Authorities claim that the 13-year-old downloaded the Grindr application onto his cell phone, posed as an 18-year-old and started reaching people, such as Dakota Freeman, 20, of Clearfield and David Ellis, 28. Grindr are an Android and iOS-based software that calls itself the “largest and the majority of well-known all-male location-based social network” with a requirement that people end up being 18 years of age. The majority of people making use of the service would like sexual interaction along with other people, though some are trying to find long-term relations.

Freeman arrived within Layton Holiday Inn Express hotel later part of the Sunday, Summer 7, experience the lobby, and came across the child during the door from the area. The boy sneaked Freeman inside room where his mothers happened to be sleeping and inside bathroom in front in the room. Police say the pair got sexual connections. The boy’s dad woke to noises into the bathroom and pulled on doorway. The kid responded he had been alright additionally the daddy returned to his bed. The guy awoke again, however, as Freeman leftover the space. The daddy got the boy’s mobile phone and learned their daughter got getting in touch with some other guys and known as police. Continue reading