A 63-year-old sex offender was arrested Monday on charges from WakeMed Hospital police that he had been in the children's emergency department twice last month.
Robert Tyrone White, whose last address in the state’s sex offender listing was a men’s shelter on South Wilmington Street in Raleigh, was charged with two counts of being on a premises intended for children.
In arrest warrants, WakeMed police said he had been at the children’s ER at WakeMed on New Bern Avenue on June 17 and June 25.
Police did not say any incidents had happened, and it was unclear how they knew he was there.
White was convicted in Nash County in 2002 of the attempted rape of a 16-year-old in 1997. He was released from prison in 2006.
In 2008, he was charged with not having registered as a sex offender and was convicted, and he was charged in 2011 and 2014 with not notifying authorities when he charged addresses.
After the October 2014 conviction, and he was sent to prison until March 3 this year, when he was released and put on parole until Nov. 28.
In addition to the charges from WakeMed police, White was charged with violating his parole and was held without bail.