Sex offender on the loose after leaving Vancouver halfway house
Joseph Davis, 47, failed to return to his Vancouver halfway house on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. (Handout)
Published Tuesday, February 12, 2019 10:23AM PST
Last Updated Thursday, February 14, 2019 11:51AM PST
Feb. 17 update: Davis was arrested in Quebec
Police are on the lookout for a sex offender who failed to return to his Vancouver halfway house Monday night.
Joseph Davis, 47, had been released under a long-term supervision order when he went missing, triggering a Canada-wide warrant for his arrest.
Davis is a four-time federal offender who was most recently sentenced to four years for sexual assault.
"Please call 911 immediately if you see Joseph Davis or if you have any information about his whereabouts," Sgt. Jason Robillard said in a statement.
The convict is described as white, 5'8" tall, 178 lbs. with short blond hair, blue eyes and numerous tattoos on his arms. He was last seen wearing a black rain jacket, blue jeans, work boots and a small backpack.