Concern Over Convicted Sex Offender

Posted at: 01/24/2014 5:08 PM

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- Police in Rochester are looking to talk with people who may have come in contact with a Texas sex offender accused of having sexual contact with a 13-year-old boy.

Authorities say 30-year-old Jonathan Perez may have been in Rochester for three weeks. Some of that time he stayed at the Dorothy Day House.

An investigation revealed Perez pretended to be a 17-year-old and met a 13-year-old Rochester boy online. He then traveled to Rochester where the two men. The boy's parents became suspicious and contact police.

Perez was arrested in El Paso, Texas. He's headed back to Minnesota to face charges.

If you had contact with Perez or have any information on what he may have done while in Rochester, you're urged to contact the Rochester Police Department at 507-328-6810.