UPDATED: Convicted sex offender back in custody in Vancouver

Police say Marcel Lawson breached a long-term supervision order relating to sex assault conviction

Vancouver police say that Marcel Lawson, convicted of sexual assault and interference, has been arrested and remains in custody.

Lawson was recognized by a member of the public on Granville near Davie Street just after 10 p.m. on Wednesday.

Ontario police had issued a Canada-wide warrant Wednesday for the federal inmate and believed he could be in Vancouver.

Marcel Lawson, convicted of sexual assault and interference, has breached his long-term supervision order, police said in a statement Tuesday.


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