A 23-year-old woman in Arizona has been charged with child molestation after she posed online as a 15-year-old girl and engaged in a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old boy.
According to AZ Family, Anna Areola-Hernandez was taken into custody this week after the 13-year-old victim’s mother called the police when she discovered the woman’s real age.
The mother the victim claims that Areola-Hernandez gave her son an STD, and told her that she was pregnant with her son’s child.
The site reports:
During a confrontation call set up by police, Areola-Hernandez told the victim’s mother that she was pregnant with the victim’s baby. Police have not said if Areola-Hernandez is actually pregnant.
When police took Areola-Hernandez into custody and questioned her she denied having a relationship with the boy but later admitted they had sex and she told him she was 15 years old.
According to police, Areola-Hernandez met the boy at Desert Sky Mall in Phoenix and later contacted him on Facebook.
Detectives with the Sex Crimes Unit at the Glendale Police Department learned that Areola-Hernandez used several social media and texting apps such as Facebook, Kik, Snapchat and Tango to contact other juveniles and fear that there may be additional victims.
Court documents also revealed that Areola-Hernandez disclosed her preference younger boys. Anna is currently being held without bail as she had plans to move to Mexico with her mother.
We pray for the young boy and his family.
SOURCE: AZ Family