The OPP are asking the public's help in locating a wanted federal inmate.

There is a Canada wide warrant out for 41-year-old Shawn Desrosiers. He is described as white, 6' 2" and approximately 175 pounds. Desrosiers has grey hair and brown eyes. He has a scar on his head and a tattoo of a bulldog on his right arm.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police. Desrosiers is currently serving a 2 year and 6 month sentence for break and enter and theft under $5000. He is known to frequent the Ottawa area and parts of southwestern Ontario.