UPDATE: Vancouver Police has arrested a high-risk sex offender who failed to return to his halfway house.
VPD began searching for Alexander Thursday afternoon, after a Canada-wide arrest warrant was issued.
Patrol officers, with assistance of a police dog, located Alexander hiding in a wooded area of Stanley Park shortly after 8 p.m. last night.
Vancouver Police are asking for public assistance to locate Dale Rolland Alexander, 47, a high-risk sex offender who failed to return to his halfway house today.
Alexander is now unlawfully at large and wanted Canada-wide for breaching his long-term supervision order.
Alexander is a two-time federal offender who completed a jail sentence for sexual assault, kidnapping, and uttering threats. On his release from jail, he was issued a long-term supervision order that requires him to live at a halfway house.
He was last seen the morning of August 1, and his whereabouts are unknown.
Alexander is Metis, about 5’10”, 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.
Anyone who sees Alexander, or has information about his whereabouts, should call 9-1-1 immediately.