Vancouver police searching for violent offender

James Larry Moyah, 45, failed to return to his halfway house last week

Vancouver police are asking for the public’s help tracking down a violent offender who failed to return to his halfway house last week.

James Larry Moyah, 45, is now considered unlawfully at large and wanted Canada-wide for breaching the conditions of his statutory release.

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Moyah is a two-time federal offender on statutory release for aggravated assault. He has a history of violence and substance abuse.

Anyone who sees Moyah should not approach him.

He is described as Indigenous, approximately 5’10” tall and weighing 160 pounds with long, black hair, which he often wears tied back in a ponytail, and brown eyes. He has tattoos on his arms and back.

Moyah was last seen at around 4 p.m. on Oct. 18 wearing black pants, a black jacket with a white hood and black shoes.

Anyone who see Moyah, or who has information about his whereabouts, should call 911 immediately.

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