Lancashire Police warn public of missing sex offender who poses a risk to women and children

A manhunt is under way in Lancashire to catch a sex offender who police warn is a risk to women and children.

By Matthew Calderbank
Thursday, 23rd June 2022, 12:03 pm
Updated Thursday, 23rd June 2022, 1:21 pm

Officers are searching for Shaun Aver, 36, who has links to Preston, Blackpool and Fleetwood.

The convicted sex offender is missing after he failed to attend a local police station as part of his Sexual Harm Prevention Order.

Aver is ‘a risk to women and children’, warns detective constable Stewart Marshall of Blackpool Police’s Management of Sexual or Violent Offender (MOSOVO) unit.

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Shaun Aver, 36, has links to Preston, Blackpool and Fleetwood and is considered a risk to women and children

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He said: “We are looking to trace registered sex offender Shaun Aver, 36, who is considered a risk to women and children.

"As Aver is of no fixed address, his requirement is to register at the police station every seven days.

"He has failed to comply with his notification requirements and we are now looking to trace him.

"He has links to Preston, Blackpool and Fleetwood and is described as having a medium build and short brown hair.”

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to ring 101 or email [email protected]