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Sexually Violent Predator moves to Colorado Springs

Shane Poteet
Posted at 12:07 PM, Oct 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-21 14:07:23-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Springs Police Department is alerting residents of a Sexually Violent Predator who moved to Colorado Springs.

The department announced Monday that 30-year-old Shane Worth Poteet moved to 3033 East Platte Ave. #109.

Poteet is a white male described as 6'0" tall and has blue eyes. He has various tattoos on his legs, arms and chest.

According to CSPD, Poteet's sex-related charges include Attempted Sexual Assault on a Child in 2016 and Attempted Internet Sexual Exploitation of a Child in 2010. Both were in Prowers County.

Poteet is currently out on parole.

Under Colorado law, law enforcement agencies are required to notify the community when a SVP moves into the area.