Vancouver Police arrest high risk offender Justina Ellis (update)

UPDATE (Thursday):

Justina Ellis, wanted Canada-wide for leaving her halfway house on Sunday, has been located and arrested.

VANCOUVER Police are asking for the public’s help to locate 37-year-old Justina Ellis (see photo) after she left her halfway house in East Vancouver on Sunday and did not return.

She is currently wanted Canada-wide for not complying with her Long Term Supervision Order. Ellis has a history of violent behavior.

Ellis is Indigenous. She is 5’4” tall and weighs 135 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes. Ellis was last seen wearing a black oversized hooded jacket and blue jeans and was carrying a purse.

Anyone who sees Ellis, or knows her whereabouts, is asked to call 9-1-1 immediately.