Police find child sex offender in prison recall hunt

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The hunt for a child sex offender ended in the early hours of this morning.

Police launched the hunt for 20-year-old Keith Anthony Waites for recall to prison.

He was arrested in Peterlee at 1.30am today by officers for an alleged breach of his licence conditions.

Waites was convicted in 2013 for two offences of inciting a child under 13 to commit a sexual offence and was released from prison in March this year on licence.