Level 3 predatory offender released into Austin as of Wednesday

Austin Police Chief David McKichan reported Wednesday that a level 3 predatory offender, 57-year old David Charles Workman has been released into Austin as of Wednesday.

Workman has a history of possessing child pornography and has engaged in sexual contact with known and unknown female children. Workman has also used his position of authority and manipulation to gain compliance.

Workman will be residing in the 1000 block of 4th Avenue Northeast in Austin.

The Austin Police Department has released the information pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 244.052 and 253D, which allow law enforcement to inform the community of a public registrant’s release from prison or a treatment facility if it is believed the release of information will enhance public safety.

Workman has served his sentence and is not wanted by law enforcement.

The report released Wednesday indicated that any attempts to harass, threaten or intimidate public registrants could result in criminal charges against the responsible party.