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CAPTURED: WMW pressure helps lead to surrender of high-risk child rapist who was wanted in Pierce County

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FUGITIVE CAPTURED April 20, 2017 —
The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office says pressure from being featured on Washington’s Most Wanted helped lead convicted child rapist, Patrick Haydon, to do the right thing and surrender on Thursday.

He was booked into the Pierce County Jail.

He was wanted for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender.

He is WMW Capture #878

Don’t let the baby face of this fugitive fool you.

Patrick Haydon is just 21 years old, but he has been convicted twice of raping young teens — including violently beating a 15 year old boy he met on a bus.

His other victim was a 13 year old girl.

Haydon was still a teenager when both of those assaults occurred and both were strangers. “Both times he lured them to locations and raped them,” says Pierce County Det. Ed Troyer. “He’s been convicted twice and served time twice. This is somebody that knows better and is required to register.”

He’s wanted in Pierce County for failing to register as a Level 3 sex offender — the ‘worst of the worst’ and at the highest risk to re-offend.

Patrick Haydon is 5’9” and weighs 200 pounds.

He has brown hair and hazel eyes.

If you know how to get him back on the map in Pierce County, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or use the P3 Tips App to submit your information.

It’s guaranteed to be anonymous and you’ll get up to a $1,000 cash reward if your tip helps lead to his arrest.