ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The FBI is asking for the public’s help in identifying an unknown male who may have information regarding the identity of a child victim in an ongoing sexual exploitation investigation.
The unknown individual is currently only known as John Doe 37.
Investigators say initial videos of the unidentified male shown with a child, were first recorded by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in June 2014. Data embedded within the video files indicated that the files were produced in April 2012.
According to the FBI, audio from the animated film “The Land Before Time” can be heard in the background of the videos.
John Doe 37 is described as a white male with brown hair and wearing dark-framed glasses. Anyone with information is asked to submit a tip online at https://tips.fbi.gov/, or call the FBI’s toll-free tip line at 1-800-225-5324.
No charges have been filed in this case.
This individual is being sought as part of the FBI’s Operation Rescue Me and Endangered Child Alert Program initiatives.