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REPORT: Man met Circus Circus victim online, girl told him she was being bullied

Man arrested after young teen goes missing from Circus Circus
Posted at 7:44 AM, Mar 18, 2019

UPDATE MARCH 25: Las Vegas police have released the arrest report for the man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a girl who was staying at Circus Circus.

According to the report, the two met over a dating app and had been talking since around Christmas 2018. The victim confided to Brian Milliron that she was being bullied and had no friends. The pair referred to each other as boyfriend and girlfriend and Milliron convinced the girl to meet him while visiting Las Vegas with her family for spring break.

After police were notified the girl was missing, they were able to find surveillance footage of them walking through a casino. Police matched the man in the video with a person on one of the girl's social media pages. Police were eventually able to track the pair to the Bellagio.

The victim told police that they visited several nearby hotels and had sex in various rooms or vending areas over the course of two days. Milliron is being charged with kidnapping because he used his phone's charging cable to tie a door shut at some point.

Additionally, the victim told police that Milliron gave her "crystal" drugs before and after having sex, telling her it would help her stay awake. She told the police that the drugs burned and made her feel "shaky."

The girl admitted knowing the Milliron was 34 years old. She said that she told Milliron that she was 14 years old. She also told police that no one had ever touched her sexually before.

Milliron admitted to police that he had sex with the victim. When asked why he had sex with her if he knew it was wrong, he said that it felt right. When asked if there was anything he wanted to say to the girl, Milliron said he would say he was "Sorry and I hope she forgives me." When he was asked what he was sorry for, he said "I'm sorry things didn't work out the way they should."

This is not the first time that Milliron has been in trouble for having sex with an underage girl. He was arrested in Connecticut when he was 19. Milliron told police that the girl claimed she was 18 when she was really 14.

UPDATE: Therapist Robert Lowe, of Ignite Teen Treatment, said young teens are often easy prey for child predators.

"That would be the age. Young adolescence,” Lowe said. “Females are in particular vulnerable because the predators know what to say to make them feel good. And it sucks them into the scene and saying and doing things they shouldn't be doing.”

Lowe said that's why parents need to be especially observant of your child's behavior especially online.

"A lot of kids find these people through the game sites,” he said. “Because they have friends on gaming. I hear this all the time. My best friend is somebody I game with, but they've never met them. And that's not okay."

For parents he suggests the following:

-Know your child's passwords.
-Set limits on their phone and internet use at home
-And use safety filters/apps.

He also said you should be upfront with your kids about the intentions of predators and explain to them the language of a predator.

"When somebody is overly nice. And they are saying things that are a little over the top like your voice sounds nice," Lowe said. “ Or can you send me a picture? I want to meet you."

These are all warning signs your child should pay attention to.

PREVIOUS STORY: 34-year-old Brian William Milliron was booked into the Clark County Detention Center on March 16 after a 13-year-old girl went missing from the Circus Circus hotel-casino on March 14.

Las Vegas police asked for help in locating the girl on March 15. At the time, they identified Milliron as a "person of interest."

Police notified the public late Saturday night that the girl had been located. Shortly after, it was learned that Milliron had been arrested.

Milliron is facing 12 counts of lewdness with a child under 14, 2 counts of sexual assault against a child under 14, 1 count of kidnapping and 1 count of administering a drug to aid in the commission of a felony.

The missing girl has not been identified as the victim.

He is scheduled for a status check with the court on March 19.