10/01/2013 05:31 EDT | Updated 01/23/2014 06:58 EST

Michael Sean Stanley Wanted: Alberta RCMP Says High-Risk Sex Offender Potentially Violent


LLOYDMINSTER, Alta. - Alberta RCMP are warning the public about a potentially violent high-risk sex offender.

Police say the Edmonton man's electronic monitoring bracelet was found Tuesday morning on the roof of a business in Lloydminster.

The police say the device had been cut off.

Mounties say the man was being monitored by police and has a long history of sex offences, including taking children from playgrounds.

Police are warning people not to approach him.

RCMP say Michael Sean Stanley, 48, is wanted for breach of his court release conditions.

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