Body Cam Footage Shows Florida Cop Saving Girl, 13, From Motel Room With Older Man
Newly released body cam footage shows the moment a missing Florida girl was found in a motel room after she was lured there by an older man she met online.
Sheriff's Deputy Royce James found the missing Volusia County girl after knocking on several motel room doors throughout the area, the footage shows. The girl was eventually located at the All Suite Motel at 335 N. Ridgewood Ave. in Edgewater.
Video shows the girl running into the officer's arms and hugging him when he appears in the doorway. The 22-year-old suspect, Tyler Thompson, was taken into custody on a charge of interference with child custody.
"Are you okay? Are you hurt at all?" James asks the girl after telling Thompson to have a seat on the couch.
James then begins asking Thompson to reveal his age.
"How old are you?" he asks. "If I ask you that question again I'm going to lose my [expletive] mind."
"Oh you're [expletive] up," James says.
Officials first received the missing child report at around 6:15 p.m. Thursday, according to a statement. The missing …
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