Level 3 sex offender in Aberdeen

A Level 3 sex offender has registered a new address in Aberdeen.

Christopher M. King, 39, now lives in the 500 block of West Scott Street. He was convicted of second-degree assault causing serious bodily injury and attempted sexual assault/overcoming victim’s will in 2010 in Denver County, Colo.

King has been classified as a Level 3 sex offender with a high risk to re-offend.

Law enforcement agencies are authorized under state law to inform the public when a convicted sex offender or kidnapping offender is released from custody or changes addresses. The offenders also are required to register their residence with the Sheriff’s office in the county where they will be residing.

The police report noted there are more than 19,000 sex or kidnapping offenders currently living in Washington state. Approximately 400 of these are registered to Grays Harbor County addresses. About 150 are registered to addresses within the city limits of Aberdeen.