Texas teen arrested for sexually exploiting minors, including alleged victim in Vernon County

HILLSBORO, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – A teenager from Texas is arrested after police say he was sexually exploiting someone under 18 in Western Wisconsin. Hillsboro Police in Vernon County say in September, they received a report that someone underage was being sexually exploited on social media. After an investigation, police identified the suspect as 17-year-old Pablo Lee Jimenez Cruz of Longview Texas. He was arrested and is expected to be charged as an adult in Texas. He is also expected to be charged IN Vernon County.

During the investigation, a number of electronic devices were seized and it was discovered there were more victims in Illinois and New York.

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