Barrie police have issued a community safety advisory regarding a "high-risk offender" who may now be living in the city.
Police say Tony Gordon, 30, was recently released from custody. His previous convictions include sexual assault, assault by choking, suffocation or strangulation, break and enter, and trespassing/prowling at night.
Gordon has finished his most recent sentence and city police have been informed he's believed to be living in Barrie.
The terms of his release include:
- Not attending a park, public swimming area, daycare centre, school ground, playground or community centre where persons under the age of 16 years are present or can reasonably be expected to be present
- Not having any contact, including communicating by any means, with a person who is under the age of 16 years, unless under the supervision of a person whom the court considers appropriate
- Not seeking or obtaining any employment or volunteer position in a capacity that involves being in a position of trust or authority toward a person under the age of 16 years
- And not possessing any weapon or anything designed to be used to cause death or injury or to threaten or intimidate any person.
Barrie police say anyone who sees Gordon violating any of the terms of his release is asked to call 911 and not approach him.