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FBI hunts for child predator based on enhanced images from video

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It is believed that the man referred to himself as "Jimmy" and he may have been speaking in a southern accent. It is believed that the man referred to himself as "Jimmy" and he may have been speaking in a southern accent.
Investigators hope that someone will recognize the man, or recognize the chair and surrounding objects in the house where the video was recorded. Investigators hope that someone will recognize the man, or recognize the chair and surrounding objects in the house where the video was recorded.
MEMPHIS, TN -
(WMC-TV) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation is on a manhunt for a child predator seen in video engaging in sexual explicit activities with a child.  

The video shows a glimpse of the man and investigators are hoping that image will lead to his identification.

"These types of individuals typically don't stop with one victim," said Special Agent Shanna Daniels. "That's why we need to catch him before other children are victimized."

FBI investigators enhanced images from the video, which was discovered online in April 2013.  Images from the video are still circulating in child pornography forums on the Internet.

Enhanced images include the man's face, the back of his head, his hand, and a plaid chair.  Investigators hope that someone will recognize the man, or recognize the chair and surrounding objects in the house where the video was recorded.

It is believed that the man referred to himself as "Jimmy" and he may have been speaking in a southern accent.

There are no specific details linking the suspect to a specific state, so the FBI is asking everyone to take a close look at the images and call in any tips or leads you might have about the man's identity.

"Thanks to media exposure and the public's help," she said, "the first two cases I worked on were solved within 24 hours of publicizing the subjects' pictures," said Daniels. "It's extremely gratifying to get these offenders off the streets—and we couldn't be as successful as we have been without the support of concerned citizens."

The man, who the FBI is referring to as John Doe 27, appears to be a white man, in his 40s or 50s, with dark hair and dark eyes.  His hair is beginning to gray, and he appears to be experiencing male pattern baldness.  At one point in the video, he can be seen wearing glasses and he is also wearing a ring on his right finger.

The FBI believed they identified a located the wanted child predator as of Wednesday night. However, information on that is limited.

If you have any information about his identity, call the FBI's toll-free tip line at 1-800-CALL-FBI.

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