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Hudson Valley Intercourse Offender Accused of Breaking Into Native House

A Hudson Valley man who sexually touched a 6-year-old is accused of breaking into a local home.

On Friday, Poughkeepsie City Police Department announced the arrest of Poughkeepsie City, 34-year-old Andre Campbell. At 10:17 a.m. on February 22, officers were dispatched to the 721 Main Street area to assist Poughkeepsie City Police, which stopped a vehicle that had been reported stolen to the Poughkeepsie City Police Department that morning.

According to the victim, an unknown person entered a house through an unlocked window and took a jacket and keys to a vehicle, police said.

The person driving the vehicle was later identified by police as Campbell, a level 2 sex offender registered in New York state.

Campbell was taken to the Poughkeepsie City Police Department and interviewed at the Detective Bureau. During the interview, Campbell allegedly confessed to entering the apartment through an unlocked window and taking a jacket and keys to the vehicle.

Campbell has been charged with second degree burglary, two cases of grand theft, two cases of criminal possession of stolen property, all crimes and petty theft, one misdemeanor.

Campbell was taken to Dutchess County Jail.

Campbell was convicted of touching a 6-year-old girl in 2017 and was sentenced to one year in prison, according to the New York State Sex Offender Database. He was arrested by the Hyde Park City Police Department.

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