10/19/2012 04:54 EDT | Updated 12/19/2012 05:12 EST

B.C. government issues special warning about high-risk sex offender

VANCOUVER - The B.C. Ministry of Justice has issued a warning about a sexual and violent offender released from jail today.

A public warning has been issued about 39-year-old Daniel Michael Perrault.

The ministry says Perrault has a criminal history including sexual assault, robbery, being unlawfully at large, break and enter and failing to comply with court orders.

Perrault has offended against strangers, both male and female, and is known to have used weapons during his crimes.

He's subject to 14 court orders on his release including not to consume alcohol or non-prescribed drugs, not to possess any weapons and to obey a 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew.

Perrault plans to live in Vancouver and is 5-foot, 10-inches tall, weighs 300 pounds, is aboriginal with blue eyes and has grey hair and beard.