SUDBURY -- A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for a federal offender who has been known to frequent the Toronto area and this northern Ontario city.

Authorities are requesting the public's help in locating 29-year-old Paul Quesnel after a breach of statutory release.

He is described by the Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement Squad as:

  • Indigenous male
  • 5'10" (178 cm)
  • 150 lbs (68 kg)
  • With brown hair and blue eyes
  • Has numerous tattoos on both arms, neck and face, including a musical note on his left cheek, and "Saint" and "Come" on his left hand/fingers.

Quesnel is serving a two-year and one month sentence for armed robbery, disguise with intent, possess/weapons dangerous, fail to comply with probation, and fail to attend court.

 He is reportedly known to frequent the Greater Toronto and Sault Ste. Marie areas.

Anyone having contact with this offender or information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Provincial R.O.P.E. Squad at 416-808-5900 or toll-free at 1-866-870-7673 (ROPE) or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or call 9-1-1.