Battling online predators in Alamance County

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The technology gap between many parents and their children is leading to trouble, when parents don’t know what their children are getting into, online.

There are more than 400,000 registered sex offenders in the United States and national studies say fewer than a third of sexual assaults are ever reported.

With new apps available that one convicted child molester said are, “Well-known in our industry …” the job of finding these people before they find your child is getting more difficult.

In this edition of the Buckley Report, see how one local law enforcement agency does it.