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High-risk sex offender back in Vancouver police custody

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A high-risk sex offender who was wanted Canada-wide has been arrested.

On Friday, Aug. 12, The Vancouver Police Department announced that Tony Okanase was wanted after he failed to return to his halfway house in Vancouver.

He was arrested after a community policing volunteer spotted him in the city’s Joyce-Collingwood neighbourhood Saturday afternoon, Aug. 13, according to a press release from the VPD.

Police officers arrested him without incident, according to police.


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