Why the Australian Federal Police are very interested in speaking to anyone who has seen these four photos
- AFP released images linked to child abuse investigations
- Anyone who recognizes them should alert the authorities
Child sex abuse investigators have released a series of chilling images of rooms where they say horrors have occurred in hopes of arresting the perpetrators.
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) released four images on Monday in the hope that someone can provide information to help close unsolved cases being investigated by the Australian Center for Combating Child Exploitation. children (ACCCE).
Pictures include a fireplace, a bed frame with a built-in radio, and two pictures of the same scene with a blue brick wall pattern and yellow curtains.
This photo of a distinctive bed frame with a built-in radio was released by AFP as part of an investigation into child abuse.
This image showing a fireplace in a house was also published by AFP which they believe could help them find criminals.
In connection with landmark cases likely involving now-adult child victims, AFP acting deputy commissioner Helen Schneider said the organization was “committed to identifying these victims”.
“Victim identification specialists have the painstaking task of sifting through images and video frame by frame to identify anything that helps determine a victim’s origin, location or identity,” he said. she declared.
“Your leads can make or break an investigation and every clue could make all the difference to a vulnerable victim. »
AFP acting deputy commissioner Helen Schneider said any information, no matter how small, could lead them to arrest the perpetrators and keep the children safe.
Ms. Schneider felt that “the slightest information” could break the case, calling on those who had access to the interior of the homes to come forward if they recognized these images.
“I’m particularly looking for help from people who might work in areas where you might have more exposure to places to live, such as estate agents, tradespeople, builders, people who might recognize the specific characteristics of these photographs .” she says.
This image of a wall was also linked to a child abuse case, with police asking if anyone recognized it.
Another chilling room image could lead police to apprehend perpetrators of unsolved crimes
The release of these four images comes after the investigative technique led police to charge a 45-year-old Gold Coast man with 1,600 offences, after he allegedly raped, abused and filmed 91 girls in childcare centers over 15 years .
Considered one of Australia’s worst child sex offenders, the man is believed to have committed offenses at 10 centers in Brisbane, one in New South Wales and another overseas.
Police released background images linked to child pornography found on the dark web in 2014, tracing the objects seen in the videos to a Brisbane daycare center in 2022.
When investigating the centre, police were said to have been led to the Gold Coast man, which would have resulted in a litany of charges being brought against him.