Teen charged with cyberstalking mother of missing girl

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TACOMA, Wash. - A high school student is facing cyberstalking charges for messages he allegedly sent to the mother of a missing girl.

Authorities say 14-year-old Hailey Ann Gregory was reported missing in December of 2015.

Since then, her mother posted pleas all over social media in an attempt to find her.

According to KCPQ, 18-year-old Robert Krug saw those posts and decided to contact the woman.

Investigators say Krug sent the mother Facebook messages like, "Is it okay if I see your [breasts] and I'll give you ur daughter back. If you don't I'll kill her."

The woman immediately called the police and detectives tracked down Krug.

KCPQ says Krug profusely apologized, saying he did it because he thought the mother was attractive.

He has since been charged with cyberstalking/threats to kill with sexual motivation.

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