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Raleigh sex offender accused of lurking near school bus stop

Posted October 25, 2012 5:19 p.m. EDT
Updated October 25, 2012 5:29 p.m. EDT

— Raleigh police say a convicted sex offender was loitering near a school bus stop on Maybrook Crossing Drive Thursday as 15 to 20 children waited for the bus.

James Edward Anderson, 39, of 1420 S. Wilmington St., was charged with being a sex offender on a child's premises and possession of marijuana. He was placed in the Wake County jail under $10,500 bond.

Police said Anderson knew that the bus stop was for children and that he knowingly lingered nearby.