Chilling CCTV shows Kmart kidnapper leading girl from the store

So shocking

Chilling CCTV has been released of Kmart kidnapper Sterling Free leading a seven-year-old girl from the North Lakes store in North Brisbane before sexually assaulting her.

Sterling Free, 26, yesterday appeared at Brisbane District Court and pleaded guilty to deprivation of liberty, taking a child for immoral purposes and indecent treatment of a child under 12 years, reported the Courier Mail.

Today disturbing CCTV of the incident has been made available.


The incident happened on December 8 2018, when Free lured the girl from Kmart North Lakes shopping centre in North Brisbane where she was shopping with her mum. He told the girl: ‘Follow me.’

The installation fitter then drove her in his car to bushland where he sexually assaulted her. She was then driven back to North Lakes where he dropped her off near a car wash. Her mum later noticed a scratch mark on her girl’s back and reported the offence.

Sterling Free will be sentenced on October 8. 

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