Police are searching for a 23-year-old federal offender wanted for breaching parole who is known to frequent the London, Kitchener and Sarnia areas.

Nicholas Schmidt had been serving a two-year sentence for drug and weapons offences.

He's described as 5-foot-10, 180 pounds, with hazel eyes and short blonde hair.

Police say he has tattoos on both hands and forearms and a spider web tattoo on the left side of his neck.