Police are warning the public about a dangerous high-risk sex offender believed to be in Victoria.
VicPD is looking to locate 56-year-old Scott Jones who is a court designated dangerous offender wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for being unlawfully at large.
In a release late Friday night, police say Jones has a history of violent sexual offences and warn the public to call 911 if they see him.
Jones is described as a Caucasian man, 5’2” and 150 pounds with short grey or balding hair and green eyes. He was last seen in the 500-block of Johnston Street wearing a black rain jacket, jeans, and a white bike helmet. He may be riding a new electric scooter
If you see him, do not approach, and immediately call 911.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the VicPD non-emergency line at 250-995-7654 or report anonymously through Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
UPDATE | We continue to search for dangerous high-risk sex offender Scott Jones. Last seen yesterday 500-blk Johnson St. Updated photo below. May be riding a black scooter. If seen, do not approach, call 911. #yyjhttps://t.co/tUSOCK413Q pic.twitter.com/iuJYt7AfaN
— Victoria Police (@vicpdcanada) September 26, 2020