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High-risk sex offender wanted on Saskatchewan-wide warrant arrested

Jason Thorne has a criminal history of re-offending and poses a high risk for acts of sexual offending against female children.
Jason Thorne has a criminal history of re-offending and poses a high risk for acts of sexual offending against female children. Photo courtesy of Regina Police Service

UPDATE: The Regina Police Service located Jason Paul Thorne in the 1900 block of Montreal Street shortly before 3:30 p.m. on Sunday. He is charged with being unlawfully at large and possessing meth.  Thorne will be in court at 9:30 a.m. on Monday.

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A high-risk sex offender is wanted on a Saskatchewan-wide warrant for being unlawfully at large, say the Regina Police Service.

Jason Paul Thorne, 43, who has a history of sexual offences and re-offending, was living in Regina as of March 20 following his statutory release.

READ MORE: Regina police arrest high-risk offender following conditional release

Police allege that just before midnight on March 27, he cut off his electronic monitoring device and left his Regina residence.

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Police say he poses a high risk for sexual offences against young girls.

Thorne is described as 5’9”, weighing 170 pounds, with a medium build and having brown eyes and black hair.

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Anyone who sees Thorne is asked to contact the Regina Police Service at (306) 777-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-8477.

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