Registered sex offender charged with attempted rape
Posted at: 06/15/2012 2:35 PM
A registered sex offender was arrested for attempting to rape his neighbor.
Leonard James, 44, of Rochester, is charged with attempted rape, attempted criminal sex act, sex abuse and criminal obstruction of breathing. James is a level three registered sex offender.
Police say James forced his way into a neighbor’s home early Tuesday morning and physically accosted the woman. Police say the neighbor startled James and he ran off before the attack could continue.
If you are a possible victim of rape or attempted rape by James, police ask you to call them at 428-7157.