Man sends 8-year-old Bloomfield Township girl online game money for nude videos, police say
BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A Kansas man befriended an 8-year-old Bloomfield Township girl while playing an online game and persuaded her to send him nude videos in exchange for currency used in that game, police said. A woman called Bloomfield Township police around 10:30 a.m. June 23 about an inappropriate relationship between her 8-year-old daughter and a man who called himself “John.”The woman said her daughter and “John” became friends while playing an online game called Roblox. Bloomfield Township investigators found more than 20 videos on the iPad and identified “John” as Clinton McElroy, 48, of Ellis, Kansas. Ellis County officials went to McElroy’s home around 4 p.m. Sept. 17 and took him into custody. He is being held at the Ellis County Jail in lieu of $1 million bail.