63-year-old James Pascalar is charged with third-degree rape and third-degree criminal sex act—both Class E felonies. Brighton Police say he raped an 83-year-old woman who hired him to do work at her home.

A registered violent Level 3 sex offender is facing charges after he allegedly raped an elderly woman in Brighton.

James Pascalar, 63, was arrested and charged with third-degree rape and third-degree criminal sex act—both Class E felonies.

Brighton Police say an 83-year-old woman hired Pascalar to do work at her home. He is accused of sexually assaulting her.

Pascalar is listed on the New York State Sex Offender Registry as a Level 3 sex offender and is designated as a sexually violent offender and predicate sex offender, according to police.

Pascalar, who lived on Lake Avenue in Rochester, is in the Monroe County Jail without bail.

Anyone with information about Pascalar is asked to call Brighton Police at (585) 784-5131.