Convicted sex offender to be released in La Crosse

La Crosse police announced Friday that a convicted sex offender will be released.

John M. Bjerkaas, 32, was convicted of second degree sexual assault of a child and possession of child pornography. La Crosse police said Bjerkaas had sexual contact with a 12-year-old girl.

Bjerkaas will be released on Friday and live at 809 Rose Street in La Crosse.

La Crosse police said Bjerkaas will have to comply with standard sex offender rules and face-to-face contact with law enforcement. He will also have GPS monitoring.