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Recently released high-risk sex offender arrested in Vancouver

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DH Vancouver Staff May 24, 2017 9:52 am 3,412

Cameron Eugene Ratelle, a convicted sex offender who was subject of a public warning on May 18, has been arrested according to the VPD.

Thirty-eight-year-old Ratelle is a federal offender who has been convicted of multiple sexual assaults against young women in Ontario and BC.

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Vancouver Police were informed that on May 15, Ratelle would be relocating to a halfway house in Vancouver. He has since been monitored by the High Risk Offender Unit.

Ratelle, who is described as black, 5’8” tall, 185 lbs., with a stocky build, shaved head, and brown eyes, was arrested on the afternoon of May 24 when he was observed breaching a non-violent condition of his statutory release.

He remains in custody.

“Public safety remains a priority of the VPD,” Constable Jason Doucette said in a statement. “We will continue to closely monitor high-risk offenders living in Vancouver.”

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