Federal investigators sought the public's help Wednesday to identify a suspected child pornography producer and locate a 4- to 5-year-old victim of sexual exploitation, both believed to be somewhere in the U.S.
The unidentified woman's photos have been posted online, to Facebook and Twitter by investigators who hope the images go viral, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
A "Jane Doe" criminal complaint and arrest warrant was signed Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, according to ICE. It was the second obtained by Homeland Security's Child Exploitation Investigations Unit this year.
Jane Doe, pictured here, is described by federal agents as a Caucasian female, 23 to 29 years old, with a medium build, brown hair with blond highlights and hazel/green eye color.
She has a mole on her left thigh and a tongue piercing, with a white round stud with a pink dot. Although her whereabouts are unknown, special agents investigating this case believe she lives somewhere in the United States.
She is believed to have produced at least one long-form child pornography video featuring herself engaging in explicit sexual conduct with a 4 to 5-year-old victim.
Homeland Security Investigations received a tip from Danish National Police after the video was downloaded by law enforcement officers in Denmark, according to ICE.
"The material was submitted to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, the national clearinghouse for child sexual exploitation material," ICE officials said in an announcement dated Dec. 19.
The center determined that the victim had not yet been identified or rescued, according to ICE.
Homeland Security Investigations is requesting anyone with information about the suspect and the victim contact the agency immediately, in one of two ways:
- Call the ICE Tip Line: 866-347-2423, which is staffed 24-hours a day; or
- Complete an online tip form at www.ice.gov/tips/.
All tips will remain anonymous, according to ICE. Individuals should not try to apprehend the suspect personally.