Police Looking For Offender With Ties To London

Photo of Richard Weerts submitted by OPP

Provincial police are asking for the public’s help in finding a wanted man with ties to London.

Richard Weerts, 54, is wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant for breaching his parole.

He is serving a three year, nine month sentence for robbery and possession of a weapon.

Police say he is known to frequent London, Toronto, and Kingston.

Weerts is described as an Indigenous male, 5’9″, 168 lbs, with black hair. He is missing his left eye and has a tear drop tattoo just below and on his right cheek he has tattooed a Tomahawk. He also has several tattoos on both arms.

Anyone with any information about where he might be is asked to contact the Provincial ROPE (Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement) Squad at 416-808-5900 or toll free at 1-866-870-7673 (ROPE). Calls can also be made to 9-1-1 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.