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Seven Hills, Ohio, registered sex offender Kristopher Radney accused of rape in Niles, now faces charges in Sharon, Pennsylvania

Seven Hills, Ohio, registered sex offender Kristopher Radney accused of rape in Niles, now faces charges in Sharon, Pennsylvania

SHARON, Pa. (WKBN) – A Seven Hills, Ohio man is now facing rape charges in Pennsylvania following incidents reported in Sharon.

Kristopher Radney, 39, was arrested Tuesday by Sharon police on suspicion of two counts of rape and sexual assault of a child 11 years or older.


Radney is already a Tier III registered sex offender. According to state records, he was convicted in 2015 of gross sexual imposition and kidnapping with sexual motivation.

According to reports, the case in 2015 involved the sexual abuse of a woman with an intellectual disability.

Radney was also arrested in May by Niles police on rape charges after a sexual abuse report was filed with Trumbull Regional Medical Center.

Radney is currently being held in the Mercer County Jail for failure to post bail. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 10.