Surrey RCMP are searching for a suspected sex offender they considered to be dangerous.

Twenty-five-year-old Jeremy Lee Voakes is wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant for sexual assault with a weapon and unlawful confinement, police said Thursday.

Voakes is described as Caucasian, six feet tall and 166 pounds.

He has brown hair, blue eyes and a Celtic tattoo on his right forearm.

Police have warned the public not to approach Voakes and to call Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 if they spot him or have information on his whereabouts.