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Vancouver police arrest high-risk sex offender who walked away from halfway house

Dale Rolland Alexander, a high-risk sex offender, is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant after failing to return to his Vancouver halfway house on Aug. 1, 2019.
Dale Rolland Alexander, a high-risk sex offender, is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant after failing to return to his Vancouver halfway house on Aug. 1, 2019. Vancouver Police

UPDATE: Vancouver police say Dale Rolland Alexander was located hiding in a wooded area of Stanley Park around 8 p.m. on Thursday night and arrested. 

Vancouver police are asking for help in finding a high-risk sex offender who’s now wanted on a Canada-wide warrant.

Dale Rolland Alexander is being considered unlawfully at large after failing to return to his halfway house in the city Thursday.

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Police say the 47-year-old is a two-time federal offender who has completed a jail sentence for sexual assault, kidnapping and uttering threats.

His release came with a long-term supervision order requiring him to live at the halfway house.

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Police say Alexander was last seen Thursday morning and his whereabouts are unknown.

Alexander is Metis, about five-foot-10 and 175 pounds, with a shaved head, blue eyes and glasses.

He was last seen wearing a black long-sleeved shirt, black track pants, grey runners, and a gray backpack.

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This is not the first time Alexander has gone missing this way. He was the subject of another Canada-wide warrant in 2013 before eventually being found.

Anyone who sees Alexander or has information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Vancouver police immediately.

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