16-Year Old Faces Sexual Exploitation Charges

siouxsheriff2Hull, Iowa — A 16-year old Boyden male faces charges of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, following an investigation that began last month.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office says the Boyden-Hull Jr/Sr High School in Hull reported that the teen, who is a student at the school, was allegedly found to be in possession of several inappropriate pictures of a juvenile female.  Authorities say that, upon further investigation, the Sheriff’s Office discovered that the juvenile female victim resides in New Mexico, and that the photos of her were allegedly kept by the student on a school computer.

The charges against the juvenile were filed last Friday, May 13th.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer assisted in the investigation.