Mum issues urgent warning about Roblox after clocking worrying messages on her five-year-old’s profile | The Sun
A MUM has issued an urgent warning to other parents after her five-year-old daughter received worrying messages on her Roblox profile.
Mum Jaleesa explained that she's now banned the game from her house, after a person messaged her daughter and tried to bribe her to give them her address.
"My instincts kicked in when he was having her to ask the address from me and I was like who want our address she was like my friend, so I said they want your Brookhaven address she said no Ma they want this address!" she wrote on Facebook.
"Y’all this brought me out my sleep. I cannot imagine what this man would have done to my baby..even tho she would never go outside without me or her dad it just so scary!!!
"Pay attention to your kids platforms like this is a pedophile’s playground!"
She also shared the messages her daughter had received, which began with: "Where do you live?"
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"I don't know," the five-year-old had replied.
"Just walk outside, or ask your parents," the person said.
"If they are confused why you are saying where do we live just say nothing."
When the little girl replied "OK", the person replied with an adamant "Now".
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"Did you ask them?" they then said.
And when she said "Yeah", they wrote: "So where do you live? Hello?"
When she said she lived on "Anderson", the person replied: "Ok but like what number?
Of the house, you can just walk outside for this one.
"Do you want to know where I live? 11 Ironwood.
Mum Jaleesa also said she had told the police about the incident.
Sharing the mum's warning on her TikTok page, Johna added: "This is crazy.
"We need to pay more attention to our child and our children on these apps.
"Because God forbid this child knew the address, gave the address or walked outside – there could have been a way bigger issue.
"These predators will stop at nothing to get your children and you need to make sure that it doesn't happen."
Commenting on the video, many parents revealed that they had taken steps to turn off the messaging function on Roblox for fear of something similar happening to them.
"This is why I blocked personal messages on roblox for my child," one wrote.
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"You can turn off the chat option btw!" another said.
"My kids aren't allowed to use their devices unless I'm present & no headphones," a third commented.
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