Patrick’s 15-year-old daughter, Sophie Reeder, was last seen on surveillance video the night of May 20, 2017, walking away from her Ft. Lauderdale, FL home. Patrick says she left home without his knowledge and has never been seen since.
 
“When I saw the X on her calendar, I figured there was some kind of plan. I didn’t know what it was,” Patrick says of the calendar in his daughter’s room. “I spent all weekend looking for Sophie, texting, and calling, and seeing if I could find her somewhere.”
 

Patrick says the next day, a family member searched Sophie’s laptop and discovered some information.
 
“She was on these online chatrooms for older men, looking for sugar daddies,” Patrick says.
 
Hear more of Patrick’s story in the video above. And, Patrick’s sister, Kirsten, shares what she says were red flags in Sophie’s behavior.
 
On any day, the FBI says there are 500,000 predators online looking for their next young prey. On Wednesday’s episode of Dr. Phil, "To Catch an Online Child Predator," hear from a mom who says she caught her young daughter chatting and sending explicit videos to older men. Plus, meet Roo Powell, a mother of three and child advocate who is fighting online predators in an unconventional way. Check local listings to see where you can watch.
 
If you have any information about Sophie Reeder, please call 911 or 1-800-843-5678.

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How A Mom Transforms To Catch Online Predators

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