Police are warning after a sex offender moved within walking distance of a Hudson Valley elementary school.

The Kingston Police Department announced on Facebook sex offender Rene A. Ocasio moved from the Ulster County Jail to a home on Henry Street in Kingston.

The Level-2 sex offender was convicted in June of 2016 for sexual misconduct, intercourse without consent, according to the New York State Sex Offender's database. He was sentenced to 1 year in prison.

Ocasio's new home is 0.6 miles from George Washington Elementary School, 0.3 miles from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Ulster County and 2.0 miles from Harry L. Edson Elementary School, according to Google Maps. The home is also 0.2 miles from the Ulster Performing Arts Center.

Level-2 Sex Offenders are deemed to have a moderate risk of a repeat offense.

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