High-risk offender wanted on Canada-wide warrant arrested in Victoria

Victoria police have arrested Douglas McPherson after putting out a notice Monday morning that he was wanted on a Canada-wide parole-revocation warrant.

The 64-year-old has a history of bank-robbery convictions and is considered a high risk to reoffend.

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Police were called to the 900-block of Pandora Avenue about 1:45 p.m. after an alert citizen spotted McPherson.

He was arrested without incident and will be transferred to the custody of Corrections Canada.

— Times Colonist

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