Chestermere RCMP warns of high risk offender

A picture of Trong Minh Nguyen. Nguyen is being released on Thursday after completing his sentence. Courtesy of City of Calgary Newsroom

Chestermere RCMP is warning the public about the release of a high-risk offender in Alberta on Thursday.

Trong Minh Nguyen, 38, was incarcerated for conspiracy to commit murder and counselling an indictable offence that was not committed.

He was also convicted of previous offences including firearms offences, assault of a peace officer and failing to comply with his release conditions.

He will complete his sentence on Thursday and the RCMP believes there is a risk of significant harm to the health and safety of the public.

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Members of the public are advised to take suitable precautionary measures and are urged not to embark on any form of vigilante action, the RCMP said.

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Nguyen is a man who is approximately 170 cm (5’5″) tall and 59 kg (130 lbs) with brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone believing that a crime has been or is about to be committed is encouraged to call the police.

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