Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for a high risk sex offender who is currently evading authorities in our province. 

Clay Byron Starr, also known as Chad Crate, Clayton Starr, Richard Starr, Clay Richard, and Byron Richard, is wanted for breaching conditions imposed upon him when he was released from federal custody on June 20, 2024.

The 33-year-old is to reside in Sandy Bay First Nation but is evading police and is believed to frequent the Winnipeg and Brandon area. Police say he is considered violent and should not be confronted. Starr is also considered to be a high risk to re-offend in a sexual manner and females are at risk of sexual violence.

Starr is described as six feet tall, weighing 262 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He has scars on the bridge of his nose and his chin and lettering tattoos on his neck. Starr also has sleeve tattoos on each arm.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Manitoba High Risk Sex Offender Unit at 204-679-2257 or 204-471-2811, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.