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Federal offender known to frequent Toronto, Ottawa area arrested: police

A Toronto Police Services logo is shown at headquarters, in Toronto, on Friday, August 9, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

A federal offender who was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant has been arrested, police say.

In a press release issued Monday, Toronto police said the provincial repeat offender parole enforcement squad arrested 51-year-old Mark Belanger.

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Officers issued a Canada-wide warrant for Belanger earlier this month, saying he was known to frequent the greater Toronto and Ottawa areas.

Police said Belanger is currently serving a four-year and nine month sentence for aggravated assault.

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