Regina police are warning of the release of a high-risk sexual offender.

Police say 39-year-old Bradley Joseph Cournoyer has a history of committing sexual crimes against boys and girls as young as infants.

Cournoyer has been known to establish relationships with the parents of young children in order to gain access to his victims.

He was released from custody Tuesday and will be living under strict conditions in the city's Heritage neighbourhood.

Cournoyer is described as Caucasian, six-foot-three and about 250 pounds with brown hair and eyes.

He wears wire-rimmed glasses and has a 1/2-inch scar on his forehead. Cournoyer also has several tattoos, including a yin-yang symbol on his left wrist, a skull on his chest, and a cartoon devil, a leopard and the letters "FTW" on his right forearm.