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Pittsburgh Police Arrest Man on Second Sex Assault Charge

Date: November 13, 2019
Incident Type: Sexual Assault
Location: North Side

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police detectives issued an arrest warrant for a convicted sex offender who now faces charges of sex assault against two juveniles.

James McCray, 41, of the North Side was already in the Allegheny County Jail on charges of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl on Sept. 25.

In conjunction with the District Attorney's Office, Police today issued a second warrant for McCray in connection to a sexual assault in the summer of 2018 against a 15-year-old girl.

McCray is charged with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, unlawful contact with a minor, intimidation, retaliation or obstruction in a child abuse case, aggravated indecent assault, terroristic threats, corruption of minors and indecent assault in the 2018 incident.

He is charged with indecent assault, corruption of minors and unlawful contact with minors in the Sept. 25 incident.

McCray is a Megan’s Law offender who was previously convicted of sexually assault on two juveniles and an adult in 2001.

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri