Convicted child molester back behind bars after contacting victim

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BURRILLVILLE – A man who served seven years for first and second degree child molestation is back in jail after contacting his victim just after his release.

Andrew King, 28, of Cumberland has been charged with violation of a no contact order after what police say was a lengthy investigation.

According to the arrest report, the victim, who is now 20 and has developmental disabilities, told his father he had been communicating with King, who was recently released after time served.

King was sentenced to seven years for indecent solicitation of a child, and two charges each of first and second degree child molestation, in 2014 for crimes dating back to 2009.

The Level 3 sex offender was registered in Cumberland, and had a no contact order with the victim.

The victim’s father, a Burrillville man, brought the issue to police earlier this month. Police found evidence of several text and Facebook messages, as well as video calls between the two

King was arrested on Sunday, Feb. 14 for violation of the no contact order and will face charges in family court.

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