Missing sex offender Donald Richardson found in Blackpool

A missing sex offender has been found in Blackpool, police have said.

Donald Richardson, 40, is subject to regular monitoring but had failed to notify police of his whereabouts.

Richardson was jailed for five years in 1997 and ordered to sign the sex offenders register after being convicted of assaulting a female.

He was arrested on Monday after being found in Blackpool and will appear before magistrates for a failure to comply with notification offence.

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