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Convicted sex offender faces new accusation of molesting a child

Posted at 10:40 AM, Feb 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-20 12:40:13-05

HELENA – A convicted sex offender is facing new allegations he abused children.

Aaron Luke Thompson, 43, appeared via video in Lewis and Clark County Justice Court on Tuesday.

Thompson is accused of sexually assaulting a girl under the age of five.

Court records state authorities learned of Thompson’s contact with the girl through a call to the child abuse hot-line.

Police said during a forensic interview, the girl told detectives Thompson touched her.

When police interviewed Thompson, he admitted to friending the girl and her family, according to court documents. But he said he never told the girl’s mother he was a sex offender. He denied touching the girl.