Red Deer RCMP warn public about high-risk offender’s release

In the interest of public safety, Red Deer RCMP are issuing the following information and warning in regard to the release of Daniel Leonard from provincial custody, upon completion of his sentence for public indecency.

Leonard, 42, of Red Deer, is described as a Caucasian male with brown eyes, six foot tall and 195 pounds. He is bald and known to have both facial hair and be clean shaven.

Leonard has been convicted of multiple offences of sexual assault and indecent exposure against females.

“The RCMP is issuing this information and warning after careful deliberation and consideration of all related issues, including privacy concerns, in the belief that it is clearly in the public interest to inform the members of the community of the release of Daniel Leonard,” says police.

“Members of the public are advised that the intent of the process is to enable members of the public to take suitable precautionary measures and not to embark on any form of vigilante action.”

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