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Bloomington Sex Offender Missed During Background Check

A convicted sex offender with a criminal background had apparently slipped through the cracks during a background check done by Bloomington school system.

Randy Lee Ronning, 36, was charged last week of sexually assaulting two young girls at a Bloomington Days Inn where he was babysitting.

According to the Star Tribune, police talked to one girl who said Ronning touched her inappropriately, while a second said that Ronning, her longtime babysitter, had molested her since she was 8 years old.

Ronning worked as a school bus aid helping disabled children on and off of their buses. He also helped coach floor hockey in 2008 as well as softball in 2006.

"Things like this will drive you to change things," Schulze said in prior interview with the Star Tribune. "It's very shocking something, like this. We can't stay as comfortable as we've been."

Ronning was convicted of two counts of first-degree criminal sexual assault.