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Atascadero man charged with sex abuse of a child under 10 

Fred Raymond Knight II.

–Registered sex offender Fred Raymond Knight II, who lives in Atascadero, was arraigned in San Luis Obispo Superior Court on Tuesday on three felonies related to the alleged sexual abuse of a five-year-old boy in August.

Knight pleaded not guilty to charges of sex or sodomy of a child under 10, sexual penetration, and performing a lewd act upon a child.

According to reports, Knight is accused of sexually assaulting a friend’s son, who was left under the care of Knight’s brother.

Knight is listed on the California Megan’s Law website as living in the 5500 block of Traffic Way in Atascadero, across from Colony Park.


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