The VPD are searching for a high-risk sex offender who is wanted Canada-wide.
Forty-year-old Christopher Schafer was recently released from custody on July 10 and has been living in a residential correctional facility in Vancouver. He failed to return to his home 6 p.m. Thursday.
Schafer is a high-risk offender with a long criminal history which includes break and enter, sexual offences, uttering threats, robbery and assaulting a peace officer.
He has had his parole revoked on a number of occasions, usually after breaching conditions related to substance abuse.
He’s described as Aboriginal, 5’8” tall, 168 lbs., black hair and brown eyes. He has a tattoo of “Wanda Lee” on the left side of his neck.
Anyone with information on Schafer is asked to call 9-1-1.