Police warn that a convicted sex offender who “poses a significant risk to women” will be living in Vancouver.
John Ambrose Seward, 33, is currently serving a 10-year long-term supervision order for sexual assault, sexual assault with a weapon and aggravated assault.
Seward has been released from prison under a number of conditions, which include a ban on buying or possessing alcohol or drugs, going to parks or visiting areas of central Vancouver Island including Ladysmith, Parksville and Nanaimo.
He must also report all women or girls he is in contact with to his parole supervisor.
Seward was arrested in Nanaimo in 2015 hours after being released from prison for violating his conditions.
#VPDNews: Vancouver Police are warning the public that a convicted sex offender, John Ambrose Seward, will be residing in Vancouver and poses a significant risk to women in the community. https://t.co/HxbAfCL2K7 pic.twitter.com/EKg9XaVhAI
— Vancouver Police (@VancouverPD) April 8, 2021
Seward is described as Indigenous and five-foot-eight with short black hair and brown eyes.
He has “MS” tattooed on his left hand and flames on his left forearm.
Anyone who witnesses John Seward in violation of any of his conditions is asked to call 911.
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