Scary, Concerning Facebook Post From Woman in Elma, New York
A very scary and concerning Facebook post from a woman in Elma, New York was shared hundreds of times on Wednesday. The post tagged Channel 2, Buffalo in the middle of the night and read:
SOS!!! HELP! The sheriffs are not helping! I need the FBI & DEA asap!!!!!! WERE IN DANGER !!!! Help!!!! ******** Elma ny. SEX TRAFFICKING VICTIMS TOO!!!! Please help from anywhere but Elma NY. MY HOUSE WAS/IS A METHBLAB! I HAVE LITTLE KIDS, HELP ASAP".
As you can imagine, the more and more it was shared, the more people were getting scared for the woman. People on Facebook were tagging other police agencies or even saying that they had called their local police department to help.
We also forwarded the post to authorities who said that they were getting phone calls and tips about the post. After a brief check from Erie County records, the homeowner was listed as a male with a different last name. Though, the mailing address on the Erie County record did have this person's name on it.
UPDATE: The Facebook post has since been deleted. Since it was deleted it has left people in Western New York concerned and worried about her well-being. We will keep you updated as more information becomes available about the story.
If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call 911. · Call the National Human Trafficking Hotline toll-free hotline at 1-888-373-7888. They also have a text line. You can text the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 233733.