First posted: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 09:49 AM MST | Updated: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 01:45 PM MST
Edmonton police issue warning over violent sex offender
"Another violent sex offender is making his home in the Edmonton area, warn city police.
In the interest of public safety, the Edmonton Police Service is issuing the alert about GAP, 54, recently freed from the Calgary Correctional Centre after completing a sentence for sexual assault.
P is a sexual and violent offender who has sexually assaulted girls under the age of 16.
Edmonton city police consider P to be a high risk to re-offend sexually and violently, particularly against girls under the age of 16, or females he is involved with in an intimate relationship.
P will be living in the Edmonton area and will be monitored by detectives with the Edmonton city police behavioural assessment unit.
The Edmonton Police Service is issuing this information and warning after careful deliberation of all related issues, including privacy concerns, in the belief that it is clearly in the public interest to inform the members of the community."