Victoria Police Department issued a warning Friday of a “dangerous high-risk sex offender.”
VicPD is looking to locate Scott Jones, 56, a court designated dangerous offender wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for being unlawfully at large. In a release issued Sept. 25, 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. A photograph of Scott Jones is below.
Police say not to approach Jones but immediately call 911. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the non-emergency line at 250-995-7654 or report anonymously through Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
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