Sex Offender Accused of Stalking Elmira Teen
ELMIRA (WENY) -- Elmira police arrested a level-3 sex offender they say was following a teenager overnight.
An officer saw a man following a 15-year-old boy a little before one this morning on the 100 block of North Main Street. The teen told the officer he did not know the man, and had told him to leave him alone and get away from him, and the teen was concerned for his safety.
Police identify the man as 40-year-old Douglas Walrath, and level-3 sex offender. He's now charged with fourth degree stalking.
Police officers took the teenager home.