Almansoob arrested

-Blount County Sheriff’s Office

-Blount County Sheriff’s Office

The Hoover Police Department announced the Monday morning arrest of a 24-year-old Birmingham man for the alleged sexual abuse of a Blount County teenage female who is under the age of 16. Amran Mohsen Kassim Almansoob (right) is charged in Blount County with traveling to meet a child for an unlawful sex act, electronic solicitation of a child, enticing a child to enter a home or vehicle for immoral purposes, and sexual abuse in the second degree. He is also charged in Jefferson County’s Bessemer Division with enticing a child to enter a home or vehicle for immoral purposes.Hoover police Lt.Keith Czeskleba said in a press release that detectives from Hoover’s Special Victims Unit began investigating Almansoob after receiving a tip from the Castle Rock (Colo.) Police Department.

At the time of Monday’s arrest, Almansoob was out on bond from Jefferson County jail for other sex-related crimes involving a minor. He was also given a bond on his new charge in Jefferson County, which he posted sometime Monday afternoon. As of Monday night, he was booked into the Blount County Jail and is being held there without bond.

Blount County District Attorney Pamela Casey requested that anyone with any information about this case, or other offenses Almansoob might have committed, contact her office at 205-625-4171.

Casey said, “I know I sound like a broken record, but please be proactive in what your child is doing on their cell phone. Know what apps they are using. Know who they are talking to on those apps. There is no such thing as privacy when it comes to your teens and their phone.’’ Casey advises parents and guardians to, “Take the phone. Go through it. Be proactive when it comes to protecting your children.”