9-month sentence for dance instructor accused of molesting teen girl

EVERETT, Wash. – A Monroe dance studio instructor accused of touching a 15-year-old female student inappropriately on several occasions was sentenced Tuesday to nine months in jail. The instructor, identified as Kristopher A. Backman, 33, was sentenced in Snohomish County Superior Court after pleading guilty to a reduced charge of third-degree child molestation on Aug.…

Instagram Child Sexual Solicitation Alert

YPAD (@ypad4change) on Instagram: “ALERT-YOUTH DANCERS, PARENTS AND DANCE PROFESSIONALS-PLEASE SHARE WITHIN YOUR DANCE COMMUNITIES!…” YPAD has recently received reports that several young dancers have been aggressively targeted by Instagram accounts featuring flexibility. YPAD has reported these accounts to Cybertipline and IG and investigators have been assigned. In order to keep the investigations uncompromised we…