A man with a lengthy history of sexual assault, assault and parole violations has been released into the Calgary area.

Danny Edward Depew, 43, served a five-and-a-half-year federal prison sentence for sexual assault and sexual exploitation.

He will now be monitored by the CPS High Risk Offender Program on a Section 810.2 Criminal Code Recognizance Order for a period of two years.

Police say it's in the public interest to release information about Depew.