Toronto police are notifying the public that Richard Patterson, 48, was released from custody on Sept., 20, after serving a one-year sentence for a sexual assault conviction.
His prior convictions include sexual assault, sexual interference and failing to comply with court-ordered conditions.
He will be residing in Toronto. He is bound by a probation order and is required to report regularly to a Probation officer.
The public has been informed due to his history of sexual assault against children, and his potential to reoffend, police say.