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Convicted Sex Offender Lists Children's Park as His Address

Convicted Sex Offender Lists Children's Park as His Address

Convicted Sex Offender Lists Children's Park as His Address

A local community is outraged after a convicted sex offender registered a popular community park as his home. 

As the Daily Times reports, the Pennsylvania state police have allowed 30-year-old Steven Sherlock to register Naylor's Run Park in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania as his address. Sherlock was convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl in 2003, and under Megan’s Law he is required to register his address. 

The township’s police chief, Superintendent Michael Chitwood, is furious about the situation: "Children and families go there to play ball, play tennis and picnic every day,” Chitwood said. “I can’t imagine the state police have any idea where Naylor’s Run Park is."

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"It’s absolutely insane to have a violent sexual offender living in that park," he added. "Go there any day and there are kids everywhere.”'

Read the full story at the Daily Times>

Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that Upper Darby is in Delaware. Upper Darby is in fact in Delaware County, in the state of Pennsylvania.

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