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Dangerous offender on the loose

Police in Vancouver are warning the public about a dangerous sex offender who is on the loose.

Jason Bresnahan, 39, failed to return to his halfway house last night and is now wanted on a Canada-wide warrant.

He is a federal offender out on statutory release after serving a five year sentence for several offences, including the sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl.

Bresnahan has previously been convicted of crimes related to child pornography, assaults, threats and property crime. He has also been assessed as a high risk to reoffend.

He is described as:

  • Caucasion
  • Stands 5’11”
  • Weighs 270 pounds
  • Brown shaved hair
  • Last seen wearing a bright blue T-shirt
  • Has tattoo of “Rae-Lene” on his right forearm, “Alison” on his left wrist and the number 13 on his right hand.

Anyone who sees Bresnahan or knows of his whereabouts is asked to call 911 immediately and to not approach him.

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