SEX OFFENDERS ROAMING CITY HOMELESS SHELTERS
Convicted sex offenders are living alongside children and their families in homeless shelters throughout the city. Based on data collected from the state's sex offender registry, six pedophiles recently were living in family shelters in Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx. The offenders all have committed egregious acts against minors between 5 and 16 years old. It is being recommended that sex offenders be excluded from family shelters, which would be required to check applicants against the registry before they are admitted.