VPD searches for man wanted Canada-wide

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Police are searching for a high-risk sex offender who failed to return to his halfway house and is now wanted Canada-wide.

Kenneth Kirton, 55, has not been seen since Monday evening, and VPD has released his picture with hopes that someone will recognize him and call 9-1-1.

Kirton was convicted of sexual assault in 1987 and is now serving a 10-year long-term supervision order. He is a declared dangerous offender and has been monitored by the Vancouver Police Department’s High Risk Offender Unit since March 2020.

Kenneth Kirton, 55, has not been seen since Monday evening
Kenneth Kirton, 55, has not been seen since Monday evening

Kirton is 5’6,” 160 pounds, with short black hair, and brown eyes. He was clean shaven when last seen, and was wearing a black hoodie, grey sweatpants, and black shoes. He has multiple tattoos.

Anyone who sees Kirton or has information on his whereabouts is asked to call 9-1-1 immediately.

Vancouver Police Department

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