The state attorney general's office removed the toll-free number for a sexual assault counseling center from its Web site after an 8-year-old girl was connected instead to a sex chat line.
The North Central Florida Sexual Assault Center shut down months ago, and the company that runs the chat line bought the number.
"I convinced my daughter this phone call was going to help her," Carter told WCJB-TV of Gainesville.
"But it made things immensely worse." The chat line's number has been removed from the attorney general's Web site, and his office has apologized to the girl's family.
"Again our sincerest apologies to the family that was affected," said Sandi Copes, a spokeswoman for Attorney General Bill Mc Collum.
The mother did not return a phone message left at her home Wednesday by The Associated Press.
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