Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION

Sex offender arrested after alleged indecent act

  • Print

A Manitoba man branded as a high-risk sex offender is back in custody accused of committing an indecent act that was witnessed by a Winnipeg police officer.

Bruce Gordon Nelson, 53, was arrested this week and is being held at the Winnipeg Remand Centre.

Nelson is suspected of exposing and pleasuring himself at the intersection of Sargent Avenue and Toronto Street in the West End on Wednesday, according to court records. A police constable is the named victim of the offence, the records show.

Nelson also faces a charge of breaching a probation order handed to him in provincial court last year.

Nelson has prior convictions for indecent acts towards children, public nudity and child-pornography offences.

Police and Manitoba Justice warned of Nelson's release from custody last April, stating that female children were at risk.

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

Comments are not accepted on this story because they might prejudice a case before the courts.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

2015 Winnipeg City Budget Highlights with Aldo Santin

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS 060711 Chris Pedersen breeds Monarch butterflies in his back yard in East Selkirk watching as it transforms from the Larva or caterpillar through the Chrysalis stage to an adult Monarch. Here an adult Monarch within an hour of it emerging from the Chrysalis which can be seen underneath it.
  • A Canada goose flies towards the sun near the Perimeter Highway North and Main St Monday afternoon – See Day 10 for Bryksa’s 30 goose project - May 11, 2012   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

Do you think the Jets will make the playoffs?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google