Phillip Levac relocated into Regina’s North Central neighbourhood on Nov. 10
A profile regarding the dating application Tinder happens to be constructed with the name and likeness of the violent sex offender who authorities say has reached high-risk to reoffend.
On Nov. 10, authorities suggested people that a man that is 30-year-old Phillip Lionel Levac could be getting into the North Central neighbourhood in Regina. a representative stated the potent force ended up being wanting to notify the general public and never to encourage vigilantism from the guy.
Now issues have already been raised on social networking while there is a profile of a 30-year-old guy calling himself ‘Phil’ whom seems to be the offender.
Regina authorities representative Elizabeth Popowich stated the authorities solution happens to be notified by people of the general public regarding the profile’s presence.
She stated police are investigating to ensure if the profile does belong to Levac indeed, and also to see whether or perhaps not having a Tinder profile is really a breach of Levac’s probation conditions.
“then the appropriate charges would be laid,” said Popowich if we find through our investigation that there is a breach.
Perpetrators utilize online dating sites to locate victims
Lisa Miller, executive manager associated with Regina Sexual Assault Centre, stated that she views perpetrators using online dating sites to get victims often inside her line of work.
“we now have a quantity of consumers who possess, unfortunately, experienced assault that is sexual people that they will have met on internet dating sites,” stated Miller . (more…)