Jean Y. Leconte

Jean Y. Leconte, a convicted sex offender, is accused of performing an "act of sexual depravity" on a woman in a store in Winsted.

WINSTED, CT (WFSB) - A convicted sex offender is accused of performing what police called an "act of sexual depravity" on a woman at a local shop on Friday morning.

Jean Leconte, 30, of Torrington, faced a judge on Friday in Torrington Superior Court.

According to police, Leconte approached the woman at a store in Winsted and committed the act as she was picking items up off of the floor.

He was later identified by his picture in the Connecticut Sex Offender Registry, police said.

Leconte has convictions in both Fairfield and Trumbull for similar incidents.

In this case, Leconte was charged with fourth-degree sexual assault, public indecency and second-degree breach of peace.

His court-set bond was $10,000.

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