Roderick Robinson at his arrest in Pattaya in 2011
URGENT APPEAL - PLEASE HELP AUTHORITIES LOCATE RODERICK ROBINSON A CONVICTED PAEDOPHILE SUSPECTED TO BE IN THAILAND OR CAMBODIA Officers investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann are hunting a British paedophile who was in Portugal when a series of sex attacks linked to the case took place,
Roderick Robinson, 77, was arrested at a campsite in the Algarve in 2010 and extradited to Australia - where he was wanted for the 1998 rape of an eight-year-old. Robinson was sentenced to six months in prison in Australia, and in 2011 travelled to Thailand, where he was arrested and deported (above). Following another conviction in the UK in 2012 Robinson is thought to have travelled to Thailand or Cambodia.
Robinson is believed to have evidence or information about a suspected paedophile ring that operated in the Algarve region where three-year-old Madeleiine went missing in 2007.
Madeleine McCann - Abducted in the Allgarve in 2007
Police have said about Robinson:
'Roderick Robinson is a notorious and dangerous sex offender. He has shown a pattern of disturbing behaviour wherever he has travelled,
He may have vital information which could shed light on the mystery surrounding the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.
He is wanted on an international arrest warrant after failing to notify British police of his whereabouts and it is vital he is found without delay.'
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