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Sex Offender Convicted Of Raping Teen Reports Move Within Yonkers

Eric Jones.
Eric Jones. Photo Credit: New York State Division of Criminal Justice

A registered "sexually violent" offender convicted of raping a 15-year-old girl has reported a move in Westchester County.

The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services issued an alert on Thursday to Westchester residents regarding the residency of 31-year-old Eric Jones, who has moved to an apartment on the Glenwood Avenue in Yonkers.

The Division of Criminal Justice Services has assigned Jones as a Level 3 threat, which means he is a “high-risk repeat offender and possible threat to public safety.” He has also been designated as a sexually violent offender.

According to the Division of Criminal Justice Services, Jones had deviate sexual intercourse, sexual contact and kidnapped his 15-year-old victim in July 2004. He was convicted of first-degree rape in 2006 and sentenced to a term of 15 years in state prison.Officials noted that Jones used threats, coercian and physically overpowered his victim while committing the crime. He is now under the jurisdiction of the Yonkers Police Department SOR Unit.

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