WANTED: Canada-Wide Warrant Issued for Sex Offender

Published March 16, 2018 at 2:18 pm

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A federal offender – known to commit sexual offences against children – is wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant.

Ontario Provincial Police say the Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) Squad is asking for the public’s help in locating Thomas Robichaud.


The 44-year-old frequents Toronto but could be anywhere in the province, say investigators.

He’s currently bound by a long-term supervision order relating to several violent offences including sexual assault on children, forcible confinement, child luring, and distribute/sell child pornography.

Robichaud is described as standing 5-foot-7, weighing 201 pounds, with green eyes and a long brown ponytail. He has a tattoo of an eagle on the back of his left hand

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det.-Const. Steve Sermet of the Provincial ROPE Squad, at 416-808-5900 or 416-522-4802, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

Photo: OPP handout


UPDATE: Robichaud was arrested in Sudbury on March 15 at 6 p.m. Police are thanking the public for their help.

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