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High-Risk Sex Offender Moves To Port Chester

Robert "Bruce" Furman, a Level 3 sex offender, recently moved into the Village of Port Chester, police said.
Robert "Bruce" Furman, a Level 3 sex offender, recently moved into the Village of Port Chester, police said. Photo Credit: New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. – A Level 3 sex offender has moved into the Village of Port Chester, the police department notified residents this week.

Robert “Bruce” Furman now resides at 63 E. Broadway in Port Chester, according to the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services official sex offender registry.

A Level 3 sex offender is designated a “sexually violent offender” at high risk of repeat offense and a threat to public safety.

Furman, 55, was convicted of first-degree rape in Mount Vernon on May 19, 1982, for the rape of an adult female. He was sentenced to 15-30 years in state prison.

He has lived in Manhattan, New Rochelle and Purchase since his conviction.

Police issued the notice this week for the purpose of informing the community. Anyone who uses information about an offender “to injure, harass, or commit a criminal act” against any person may be subject to criminal prosecution, officials said.

Nine registered sex offenders now live in the village. According to city-data.com , the ratio of residents to the number of sex offenders is 4,707-1, compared to other local municipalities including White Plains (2,052-1), Rye Brook (9,577-1) and Harrison (26,746-1).

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