A high-risk Hudson Valley sex offender, who was arrested for owning child porn, is out of prison and now living within walking distance of a local elementary school.

Ellenville police warned the public that Level 3 sex offender Robert Scott, 51, is now living on Bartlett Street in Ellenville. Level 3 sex offenders are considered to have the highest risk of a repeat offense and are considered the greatest risk to the public.

In September of 2014, Scott was convicted of owning a sexual performance of a 6-year-old girl. He was sentenced to one to three years in prison and released from jail on Sept. 3.

According to Google Maps, Scott’s new home is two-tenths of a mile from Ellenville Elementary School and Ellenville Middle School. He’s also three-tenths of a mile from Ellenville High School.

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