May 29, 2024 2:43 pm

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A parent’s worst nightmare: Alleged child molester hired as babysitter

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., April 13, 2022 – New reports obtained by the Lynnwood Times show that Evan Root, 21, who was arrested for rape of a child and child molestation February 10, had allegedly groomed his 6-year-old victim for years with toys, candy, and even led the child to believe they were in a romantic relationship. […]

Child abuse in county increasingly unreported during pandemic

By: Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff Reports of child abuse in Snohomish County have gone down significantly since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic as vulnerable children lack exposure to intervening adults, driving many sexual or physical assault cases to go unreported.  As restrictions to normalcy work to keep Washingtonians safe during the coronavirus […]

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