UPDATE: Police say McLean has been arrested and remains in custody.
Vancouver police say they are searching for a high-risk sex offender wanted Canada-wide after he failed to return to his halfway house on Wednesday.
Gerald Richard McLean, 50, is a two-time federal offender serving a long-term supervision order after completing a sentence for sexual assault.
He was convicted of sexually assaulting a child in 2000 and a teenager in 1995.
McLean is described as five-foot-eight and 170 pounds with light brown hair, green eyes and a goatee.
Anyone who sees McLean is asked not to approach him and call 911.
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