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Police searching for creators of sexually explicit fake Facebook page

MONACA, PA (NBC) - Police are investigating a Facebook page that appears to have been made simply to embarrass and slander young girls with sexually mature content.

The page, titled "Beaver County Hoez," contained 25 pictures of students as young as 14 years old that were taken from the real Facebook pages of the victims. Photos on the page contained "sexually explicit nature associated with each juvenile girl."

"I was very embarrassed. Even if the girls did do some of the things on the website, it's no reason to put it out there like that," said one girl who was featured on the site.

Several people defended the girls on the website.

"I am absolutely stunned that kids were posting other young teenagers' pictures and saying these horrible things about them," one mother said.

"You are harassing all these girls, and I hope who ever made this page gets arrested," one posting said.

Police from all over the county said they have received complaints from victims' parents.

Because of the page, Central Valley High School invited police to speak to students about cyber-bulling and the consequences of abusing social media.

Trooper Rocco DeMaiolo said investigators have opened a cyber-bullying and harassment case and are working with the social media site's security department to try to identify those responsible and have the site taken down.

Sgt. Kelly Hogan, who investigated cybercrimes in the past, said he's also investigating the case closely.

"It's only a matter of time before we find you. If you do something like this, you're going to get caught, and you're going to get charged," Hogan said.

Police said the charges will include harassment by communication, which could lead to jail time.

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