Rockwall Police Look for Online Predator

Online predator may be using Facebook to contact teens

By Ray Villeda
|  Monday, Nov 14, 2011  |  Updated 7:29 PM CDT
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Rockwall police say an online predator is using the name

Ray Villeda, NBC 5 News

Rockwall police say an online predator is using the name "Jenny Klasp" in trying to lure students on Facebook.

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Rockwall police are on the lookout for an online predator who could be preying on students in the middle and high schools using Facebook.

Someone using the name "Jenny Klasp" is sending inappropriate and explicit messages on the social-networking site, police said.

Police said a middle school student heard a man's voice and quickly hung up when he tried calling the number tied to the account.

The Rockwall Independent School District and the Rockwall Christian Academy sent a letter to parents about the situation on Nov. 4. The letter asked parents to get more involved in their children’s online activities.

At RCA, the media teacher went over social-media usage and instructed students how to avoid compromising their privacy while online.

“We refreshed them about not friending strangers or accepting strangers' Facebook requests or even chatting with strangers online,” instructor Shelley Edwards said/.

Rockwall police said they are waiting on Facebook in order to access records and try to get a better handle on who is behind the account.

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