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Missing sex offender Gary Travers arrested in Edinburgh

Gary Travers
Image caption Police arrested Gary Travers in Edinburgh on Thursday

A sex offender who has been missing since the weekend has been arrested in Edinburgh, police have said.

Gary Travers, 36, from Wishaw, had previously been seen exiting a taxi in Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire, in the early hours of Saturday 31 March.

Travers has previous convictions for serious sexual offences involving adult women.

Strathclyde Police earlier said they believed there was a "considerable risk" he would re-offend.

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