Homeless sexually violent predator moves to Colorado Springs

Christopher McGough Colorado Springs Police Department

Police are notifying the public about a homeless sexually violent predator who recently moved to Colorado Springs.

Police said Christopher James McGough, 28, is living in the area of the Springs Rescue Mission on West Las Vegas Street, just south of downtown.

Court records show McGough was convicted of attempted sexual assault on a child in Jefferson County in 2009 for having sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl. He was also convicted of aggravated motor vehicle theft and criminal mischief in Adams County in 2007, assault in Douglas County in 2008, and failure to register as a sex offender in Denver last year. 

He was released from the Colorado Department of Corrections in December 2015. 

McGough is described as a white man, about 5 feet 6 inches tall and 115 pounds, with blond hair and blue eyes. He has two tattoos on his upper right arm. 

Police said McGough is unemployed and does not have a car.

Sexually violent predators are considered the highest-risk sex offenders. Law enforcement is required to notify the public when a person who has been categorized as a sexually violent predator moves to a different address.

Long is one of 14 sexually violent predators currently living in Colorado Springs, and is one of three who is listed as homeless.

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