Registered sex offender arrested after allegedly stalking, harassing 13-year-old girl
CHARLESTON, WV (WCHS/WVAH) —
A registered sex offender was arrested Thursday and charged with stalking and harassing a 13-year-old girl on Charleston’s West Side.
Russell Ray, 73, is accused of repeatedly following the girl and making lewd comments when she walked past his house on Garden Street, according to a criminal complaint filed in Kanawha County Magistrate Court.
According to the complaint, Ray asked if she wanted him to be her “sugar daddy” and offered her candy and money in exchange for her phone number.
He was arrested and charged with stalking and harassment. Ray was released on a personal recognizance bond.