The Manitoba Integrated High Risk Sex Offender Unit (MIHRSOU) is advising the public that a convicted sex offender is expected to take up residence in Winnipeg this weekend.
Kenton Richard Bryer, who also goes by the name Richard Dale Bryer, is scheduled to be released from Stony Mountain Institution Saturday after serving 37 days for a breach of probation. The 50-year-old has a history of violent and sexual offences and was deemed a long-term offender in August 2009.
Bryer has a lengthy criminal record which includes a 2003 conviction on two counts of sexual assault with a weapon (he sexually assaulted two teenage females at knifepoint in two separate incidents in 1997) and a sexual assault with a weapon in 2009.
He is considered a high-risk to reoffend in a sexual and/or violent manner, and is currently under a 10-year probation order.
Bryer is described as Caucasian, standing 5-foot-5 and weighing 140 pounds. He has brown hair and hazelnut-coloured eyes, and numerous tattoos across his torso and arms.
MIHRSOU reminds the public that any form of vigilante justice or unreasonable conduct directed at Bryer will not be tolerated. If you have any information regarding Bryer, please contact the MIHRSOU at (204)984-1888 or CrimeStoppers at (204) 786-8477.