Colorado Batman: Army Recruiter Arrested for Soliciting Minors
A 31-year-old Army recruiter has been arrested for soliciting young girls for sex. 'Colorado batman' allegedly solicited girls as young as 10 years old online.
Ken Hardcastle is a 31-year-old active duty Army recruiter in Colorado who was recently arrested for allegedly internet luring of a child and internet sexual exploitation of a child, according to Canon City Daily Record.
Ken calls himself 'Colorado batman' and has solicited girls as young as 10 years old for sex. He allegedly sent minors selfies, one of which shows Ken half-clothed.
People have instant access to each other through social media, which can be worrisome when it comes to kids. One of the photos officials shared of Ken Hardcastle, show his profile page on 'seeking.com.' His bio says:
- Colorado batman
- 31, male, Fort Collins, Colorado
- 'Lookin for a good sb'
The Arapahoe Sherrif's Office worries that there are other victims and urges people to reach out. The sheriff's office tweeted 'if he's chatted with your daughter, call 720-874-8477.' Here's the full tweet from the Arapahoe Sheriff's Office: