Foreigner Arrested For Bringing A Minor Inside A Motel
Ringo | On 02, May 2017
An alleged pedophile was arrested by the officials in Cagayan De Oro.
69-year-old Anthony Bruce Mallet was arrested by by the police after a concerned citizen called them because he allegedly brought a 13-year-old inside a motel.
Bruce, however, said the girl is already 19-year-old.
Based on the investigation, the girl, who is from Bukidnon, admitted that she ranaway from home and has been living alone. She is now under the custody of the city’s Social Welfare Department. The authorities are now searching for her parents.
The police are now looking on the possibility that Mallet might have abuse young girls in the past.
Mallet, an American citizen, is married to a Filipina and is residing at Barangay Canitoan in Cagayan de Oro City. He is now detained at the CDO police headquarters and will face charges for violation of Republic Act 7610, also known as the Anti Child Abuse Act.