Convicted Sparwood Child Abductor Released from Custody in Vancouver

Randall Hopley. Credit: Vancouver Police Department

Randall Hopley, still considered to be a high risk to re-offend, has completed his sentence and is partially a free man.

The Vancouver Police Department is letting the public know that Hopley has been released from prison after serving a six-year sentence.

He was convicted of abducting a three-year-old boy, sexual assault, assault, and break-and-enters in relation to an incident in 2013.

According to police, he abducted the young child from his home in Sparwood in the early hours of September 7, 2011.

"The Correctional Service of Canada has assessed Hopley as a high risk for violent and sexual re-offending," reads a statement from the Vancouver Police Department. "Although Hopley has fully completed his sentence and has been released, he is bound by a 10-year long-term supervision order to help manage his risk factors."

Hopley is white, 5'9", 150 lbs, has brown hair and hazel eyes, and is often seen with a beard.

He must abide by the following conditions:

  • Not be in, near, or around places where children under the age of 16 are likely to congregate, such as schools, parks, swimming pools, and recreation centres unless he is accompanied by an adult that has been approved in writing by his parole supervisor
  • Not to be in the presence of any children under the age of 16 unless accompanied by a responsible adult who knows his criminal history, and has been previously approved in writing by his parole supervisor.
  • Abode by his daily curfew of 8:00 pm to 6:00 am

Anyone who sees Randall Hopley in violation of any of these conditions is asked to call 9-1-1 immediately.

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