Facebook child sex abuse video spurs nationwide alert - FOX 13 News

Facebook child sex abuse video spurs nationwide alert

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Police and FBI agents across the country are receiving reports of a disturbing video depicting child pornography on Facebook that has spread on the social network like a poisonous weed, FOX News reports.

Reports began last week of a video showing a white male with brown hair and a dark circular mark on his right forearm sexually abusing a young girl -- a video that was reportedly shared tens of thousands of times and received 4,000 "likes" on Facebook.

The pornographic video itself is old and was first spotted online in May 2005, an FBI spokeswoman confirmed to FoxNews.com. Authorities are still searching for the perpetrator, known only as "John Doe 8."

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