Scottsdale police issued a notice Wednesday that a transient sex offender is in the vicinity of Hayden and Indian School roads.
Mark Daniel Brendmoen, 45, was convicted in 1987 and sentenced to 20 months in jail for attempting to molest a 3-year-old boy in St. Cloud, Minn. He was convicted in Scottsdale City Court in 2005 and sentenced to 180 days for masturbating in public.
Brendmoen is a white man, 5 feet 9 inches tall, with brown hair and blue eyes.