41 year old Christopher Wright was wanted on recall to prison.
Wright, of no fixed address, was jailed in 2014 for offences including sexual assault and attempted kidnap in Blackpool.
He was released from Wymott prison last Monday (February 18) and was due to attend approved premises in Manchester.
He failed to appear.
Following a public appeal for information he was arrested in the Glasgow area on Saturday (February 23).
Blackpool police have thanked everyone who supported their appeal to find him, including the Probation Service and Police Scotland.