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Sex Offender Arrested

(HARTFORD,Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Hartford Police have made an arrest after a 16 year old girl reported being approached by an unidentified man on numerous occasions as she walked to school.She said the man attempted to get her into his vehicle.

Based on information provided by the victim and surveillance conducted by the Hartford Police Sex Offender Registry Unit,Detectives identified the man as 56 year old Jose Gonzalez of Hartford. a former registered sex offender, having been convicted of Public Indecency and Risk of Injury to a Minor.

Gonzalez was charged with Stalking in the Second degree and Disorderly Conduct. He is being held in lieu of $75,000 bond.


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