VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Vancouver Police are asking for help finding a high-risk sex offender.
Christopher Schafer, 40, failed to return to his Vancouver halfway house on Thursday at 7 p.m. Police did not release any information about his disappearance until four hours after the fact.
Schafer has a long criminal history that includes break-and-enter, sexual offences, uttering threats, robbery, and assaulting a peace officer. He has had his community release revoked several times.
A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for his arrest.
He is described as Aboriginal, 5’8″ tall, and 168 lbs. He has black hair and brown eyes. He has a tattoo of “WANDA LEE” on the left side of his neck. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, black running shoes, a black hooded sweatshirt, and carrying a black backpack.
Schafer also went missing back in July of this year and in December, 2016.
Anyone who sees him is asked to call 9-1-1 immediately.