Stanley Park. (Wikimedia Commons)

Stanley Park. (Wikimedia Commons)

High-risk sex offender back in custody after hiding out in Stanley Park

Dale Rolland Alexander had walked away from his halfway house in Vancouver

A high-risk sex offender is back in custody after he walked away from his halfway house and was found hiding in Stanley Park, police say.

Dale Rolland Alexander, 47, a two-time federal offender who served time for sexual assault, kidnapping and uttering threats, had been last seen Thursday morning.

On Friday morning, Vancouver police said officers and a police dog found him hiding in a wooded area of Stanley Park shortly after 8 p.m. the night before.

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