High-risk sex offender wanted for Fall River attacks captured

Ong Noy, a high-risk, level 3 sex offender, was captured in California on Monday. (Photo via Mass. State Police)
Ong Noy, a high-risk sex offender, was captured in California on Monday. Credit: Massachusetts State Police

A high-risk convicted sex offender known for multiple attacks in Fall River was captured in California on Monday, according to Massachusetts State Police.

The Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section announced Monday that Ong Noy is the eighth Most Wanted High Risk Level 3 Sex Offender captured since the State Police released its latest list to the public. Apprehending Noy was done through the cooperation of Massachusetts State Police, the U.S. Marshals Service and Sacramento authorities.

Noy was wanted by the Fall River District Court on two warrants for failing to register as a sex offender. He was convicted in the 2010 sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl, whose family had hired Noy as a landscaper on their home. When the girl’s parents left her in the care of her older siblings while they went to the store, Noy came inside the house, sexually assaulted the child and escaped.

Noy was also arrested after grabbing a woman from behind in a building hallway and attempting to drag her into an apartment, as well as trying to climb into the bedroom of a 13-year-old girl.

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