Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Vancouver Police Arrest Sex Offender Who Is Person of Interest in Home Invasion

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Vancouver Police Arrest Sex Offender Who Is Person of Interest in Home Invasion

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Vancouver police arrest sex offender

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VANCOUVER - Vancouver Police arrested a high-risk sex offender early Saturday morning after he allegedly breached his long-term supervision order.

Police say 45-year-old Jason White is a person of interest in an attempted home invasion of an elderly woman in the city's Oakridge neighbourhood.

Const. Brian Montague asked for the public's help on Friday night as officers attempted to locate and arrest White on a Canada-wide warrant for breaching his supervision order.

Montague says White is a convicted sex offender who was deemed a dangerous offender after being found guilty of breaking into the Nanaimo home of a 74-year-old woman, sexually assaulting and robbing her, in 1994.

He says White appealed the dangerous offender designation and was eventually released on a long-term supervision order.

Police say he was arrested at around 3:30 a.m. Saturday on the University of British Columbia campus but it's unclear why he was there. …

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