Update: Police have announced that Dale Rolland Alexander is in custody after being arrested.
VPD patrol officers, with the assistance of a police dog, found Alexander hiding in Stanley Park on Thursday night.
Vancouver Police are searching for a high-risk sex offender who failed to return to his halfway house today.
According to a release from VPD, 47-year-old Dale Rolland Alexander is unlawfully at large and wanted Canada-wide for his long-term supervision order.
Alexander is a two-time federal offender. He completed a jail sentence for sexual assault, kidnapping, and uttering threats.
Upon his release, he was issued a long-term supervision order requiring him to live at a halfway house.
He was last seen on the morning of August 1 and his whereabouts are unknown.
Alexander is described as:
- About 5’10”
- 175 pounds
- Has a shaved head
- Blue eyes
- Wearing glasses
He was last seen wearing a black long-sleeved shirt, grew runners, and a grey backpack.
Anyone who sees Alexander, or has information about his whereabouts, should call 9-1-1 immediately.