Federal offender wanted on Canada-wide warrant arrested in Vancouver

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Authorities in Vancouver are asking the public to be on the lookout for Tyler Gagnon. The 34-year-old federal offender is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant after failing to return to his Vancouver halfway house.

Tyler Gagnon did not return to his Vancouver halfway house the night of Nov. 17, 2018 and is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant (Photo courtesy Vancouver Police Department)

Vancouver Police issued an alert early Sunday morning regarding Gagnon, who is currently on parole for a five-year-nine-month sentence for robbery, assault, break-and-enter, possession of stolen property, mischief, theft of a motor vehicle, and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.

Gagnon is described by the VPD as white, 5’9” tall, 190 pounds, with black hair and hazel eyes. He was last seen Saturday, Nov.17 just before 7 pm, and at that time he was wearing dark jeans, black running shoes, a black top, a black jacket, and a grey baseball hat.

The VPD ask that if you see Gagnon, or have any information about his location, to please call 9-1-1 immediately.

UPDATE: The VPD report that Gagnon has been apprehended. Just before 4 pm Sunday, Vancouver Police observed Gagnon near West 4th Ave. and Vine St. and safely arrested him.