Convicted sex offender to live in Vancouver, police warn

Sep 29 2017, 12:27 am

Vancouver Police have issued a warning to the public that a convicted sex offender is now residing in a correctional halfway house in the city.

Frank William Skani is serving a 10-year long-term supervision order for convictions of sexual assault with a weapon, sexual assault, forcible confinement, and break-and-enter.

Police say he poses a significant risk to women in the community as he is deemed a high-risk to reoffend.

Skani is 39 years old, Aboriginal, 5’9″ tall, 198 lbs., and has brown eyes and black hair shaved on the sides with a short ponytail at the back.

There are a number of conditions in his supervision order:

  • not to consume, purchase or possess alcohol or drugs
  • not to own, use or possess a computer, or any technological device that has internet access
  • not to purchase, acquire, possess or access pornography or sexually explicit material
    report all relationships with women to parole supervisor
  • not to be in the company of a sex trade workers
  • not to be in any area known to be, or reasonably believed to be, frequented by sex trade workers without prior approval of parole supervisor
  • not to have inappropriate physical contact with any female including, but not limited to, brushing up against females and/or unwanted touching
  • not to go to the cities of Burnaby or Coquitlam for any purpose unless pre-approved in writing by parole supervisor

Anyone who witnesses Skani in violation of any of these conditions is asked to call 9-1-1 immediately.