A Second High Risk Sex Offender to Live in Winnipeg

High Risk Sex Offender in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - Police is Winnipeg are warning the public of a High Risk Sex Offender who is expected to live in the city.

Burton Randy Thomas, a 45-year-old male, was released from federal custody on October 4th.

Police say Thomas will be subject to a ten year Long Term Supervision Order and a lifetime weapons prohibition order.

Thomas was convicted and on April 6, 2010 was designated a Long Term Offender. He received a total sentence of fourteen years (which includes pre-sentence custody credit of 5 years and 6 months).

Thomas has a history of sexual, violent and other offences. Although he participated in some treatment programming in the past, police consider him a high risk to re-offend in a sexual manner. Police said in a news release, "Females are at risk of sexual violence."

If you have information about Thomas, please call the Manitoba Integrated High Risk Sex Offender Unit at (204) 984-1888. You may also contact the Winnipeg Police Service at (204) 986-6222, your local RCMP Detachment, or Manitoba Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-8477.

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TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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