Dates set for dangerous offender hearing in Lethbridge sexual assault case

Coaldale RCMP have charged register sex offender 32-year-old Trevor Pritchard, of Coaldale, Alta. with six criminal offences. Courtesy: RCMP

A Lethbridge man sentenced to six and a half years in prison for the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl was back in court Monday morning.

Hearing dates were set to determine if Trevor Pritchard should be designated as a dangerous offender.

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That hearing will happen in two parts, between February and April 2020.

Pritchard has been convicted of sexually assaulting underage girls on five separate occasions dating back to 2004.

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If the dangerous offender status is granted, Pritchard could be sent to prison for an indefinite amount of time.

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Pritchard has completed a 60-day assessment and is currently jailed at the medium security Bowden Institution for his latest conviction.

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