Lancashire

Missing sex offender Damon Betterton arrested

A convicted sex offender who had gone missing has handed himself in to police in Blackpool.

Police said Damon Betterton, 26, failed to inform them of his whereabouts after moving out of an address in the resort.

In 2007, he was convicted of an offence in the United States and is required to sign the sex offenders' register until 2017.

Betterton has been arrested on suspicion of breaching a sex offender order and is in custody.

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