Glasgow & West Scotland

Missing sex offender Paul Vernon arrested in Oban

A missing sex offender from England has been arrested by Scottish police after being found in Oban, Argyll and Bute.

Paul Vernon, 58, who is from Redditch, Worcestershire, was detained at 13:50.

Police said officers responded to a call from a member of the public following an appeal for information about Vernon's whereabouts.

Vernon was previously jailed for sex offences in Lancashire. He was being sought by West Mercia Police for breaching the terms of his release.

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