Bklyn man convicted in sexual abuse incidents on 7 train: DA

By Madina Toure

FLUSHING — A registered sex offender living in Brooklyn has been convicted of having sexual contact with a 13-year-old girl and a 23-year-old woman on the 7 train on the same day in 2013, the Queens district attorney said.

Paul Kingsley, 56, was seen rubbing against a 13-year-old girl’s leg and thigh while aboard a Flushing-bound 7 train on Dec. 6, 2013, according to DA Richard Brown.

One of two officers followed him as he boarded the Manhattan-bound 7 train where he saw Kingsley rubbing himself on a 23-year-old woman’s butt several stops away, Brown said.

Kingsley was designated a sexually violent offender and predicate sex offender when he was required to register for life with the New York State Sex Offender Registry in 2001 following convictions in North Carolina and Syracuse for sexually abusing, in each case, a 9-year-old girl in a library, Brown said.

He was convicted of sexual abuse, forcible touching, endangering the welfare of a child and harassment following a five-day jury trial, the district attorney said.

Kingsley, who has been held in jail on a Strict and Intensive Supervision and Treatment parole warrant since his arraignment, faces up to two years in prison at sentencing on June 14, Brown said.

He faces indefinite commitment in a psychiatric facility for allegedly violating the terms of his parole, Brown said.

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