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UPDATE: Vancouver police arrest convicted sex offender

Gerald Richard McLean, 50, failed to return to his halfway house Wednesday night
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Vancouver police are on the hunt for Gerald Richard McLean, 50, a convicted sex offender. Photo courtesy Vancouver Police Department

Vancouver Police have found and arrested a high-risk sex offender who was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant after failing to return to his halfway house Wednesday night.

Gerald Richard McLean, 50, is a two-time federal offender who is serving a long-term supervision order after completing his original sentence for sexual assault. He was convicted of sexually assaulting a child in 2000 and a teenager in 1995.

Vancouver Police located McLean late Thursday morning, he was arrested and remains in custody.