Missing sex offender now arrested

Police have now confirmed that Barry Gibson has been arrested within this evening (15 May 2016)

He was arrested by officers in Glentrool area,  Newton Stuart, Dunfries and Galloway Scotland and is now in police custody.



Barry Gibson, 55, was convicted of a number of sexual offences, resulting in him receiving a life sentence in 2000.  He was released on license on 26 November 2015 subject to a number of conditions.

On 6 May 2016 Gibson, who was living in the Boroughbridge Road area of York, failed to comply with a condition. An order was issued to recall him to prison.


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