Wanted fugitive accused of kidnapping, raping child

Robert "Bobby" Thomas, 39.

The U.S. Marshals' Fugitive of the Week is wanted by the Lakewood Police Department for the kidnapping and alleged rape of a child under the age of 14.

According to the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force, 39-year-old Robert "Bobby" Thomas raped the child from August of 2012 until October 2012.

Police describe Thomas as a black male with black hair and brown eyes, 5'10" tall and weighing 240 pounds. Thomas is believed to be hiding somewhere in the Cleveland area. He also had a previous address near the 3300 block of West 125th Street in Cleveland.

If you have any information in reference to Bobby Thomas, please contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED or Text keyword WANTED and tip to 847411 (tip411). Tipsters can remain anonymous and reward money is available.

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