Police: Registered sex offender arrested for making lewd comments to San Jose children

SAN JOSE (KRON) - A registered sex offender has been arrested for making lewd comments towards San Jose children, police said.

Police arrested 59-year-old Ashour Tarverdi for annoying or molesting a minor, officers said.

Students at Willow Glen middle and high schools told police they were followed by a man driving a red pickup truck. Tarverdi is accused of making unsolicited lewd comments toward the children.

Police found video evidence of Tarverdi's license plate.

Officers say Tarverdi is a lifetime registered sex offender with a previous conviction for annoying or molesting a child.

On Thursday, police arrested Tarverdi at his home.



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