Northwest Fresno residents gather outside of a vacant home that was to house a sex offender. The Department of State Hospitals withdrew the placement in the wake of protests, but the residents are afraid they’ll place him in a different vacant house in the area.
Northwest Fresno residents gather outside of a vacant home that was to house a sex offender. The Department of State Hospitals withdrew the placement in the wake of protests, but the residents are afraid they’ll place him in a different vacant house in the area. TROY POPE tpope@fresnobee.com
Northwest Fresno residents gather outside of a vacant home that was to house a sex offender. The Department of State Hospitals withdrew the placement in the wake of protests, but the residents are afraid they’ll place him in a different vacant house in the area. TROY POPE tpope@fresnobee.com

Fresno residents balk at plan to put sex offender in their neighborhood

August 31, 2016 09:35 PM

UPDATED September 01, 2016 03:16 PM

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