A 23-year-old woman drove a Minnesota girl, younger than 12, over 1,000 miles to South Carolina and sexually assaulted her, The State reports. Federal investigators said Katrina Aliff was charged with kidnapping, child sex abuse, and sex with a minor under 12 after FBI agents showed up at her apartment and found the girl naked in her bed and Aliff dressed in a tank top.
Aliff allegedly met the child through the online social app Amino, but the girl’s father took the her phone away after finding the conversations between Aliff and his daughter. Aliff and the girl allegedly continued talking on a tablet.
According to a report, Aliff picked the girl on September 7 and destroyed her phone to stop location tracking. She then allegedly sexually assaulted the girl in her apartment before FBI agents came one day after the kidnapping occurred and arrested her. Aliff is currently being held at New York’s Metropolitan Correctional Center.