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Marcel Joseph Parent wanted on Canada-wide warrant

01/19/2015 07:55 EST | Updated 03/21/2015 05:59 EDT
Vancouver police are looking for Marcel Joseph Parent, a 37-year-old convicted sex offender who failed to return to his halfway house for his curfew on Sunday. 

Parent is a two-time federal offender who served time for sexual assault with a weapon, armed robbery, forcible confinement, uttering threats to cause death or harm and possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose.

Police say Parent breached the conditions of his release when he didn't return to the halfway house on Jan. 18. He is now wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for being unlawfully at large.

Police believe Parent may be in the Nanaimo, B.C. area of Vancouver Island. They describe Parent as follows:

- White

- Six feet tall

- Weighs 190 lbs.

- Has short brown hair 

- Has brown eyes

- Has a goatee

- A scorpion tattoo on his neck

- A spider web tattoo on his right forearm

- An eagle and wolf tattoo on his left forearm

- Aboriginal art tattoos on his right upper arm.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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