UPDATE: Man Accused of Molesting Girl Captured in Washington

By: KKTV
By: KKTV

An accused sexual predator wanted in Colorado Springs, has been captured in Washington state. Theodore Ivan Robbins, 44, was arrested without incident Friday night.

Police report investigators collaborated with the Chelan County Sheriff's Office in the search for Robbins.

In Robbins' arrest warrant, investigators report in October of 2008, an anonymous CrimeStoppers led them to look further into the reported abuse of a 5-year-old girl.

The girl and her mother lived in a Colorado Springs apartment complex where Ted Robbins was the maintenance man in 2007. According to the warrant Robbins would baby-sit the little girl on occasion, including at least once overnight when her mother's boyfriend and the girl's mother were arrested following a report of domestic violence. In an interview with police, the girl's mother admitted to taking drugs with Robbins.

The warrant paperwork goes on to show in late 2008, the little girl stayed at a friend’s house and started telling stories about where Robbins had touched her.

In police interviews that followed, the girl described frequent sexual encounters with Robbins, both at his home and on a camping trip while her mom slept in a tent nearby.

Police interviewed Robbins in early 2009 and he denied the allegations. He has since failed to appear in El Paso County Court, and police are still looking for him.

The warrant also indicates someone close to the little girl, most likely her mother, knew about her allegations, but didn't report them to police.

Included in police evidence are group photos of Robbins on the camping trip, and a pair of children's underwear reportedly found in Robbins' apartment.

Robbins is also implicated in crimes in Washington state, where he's accused of a number of molestations over a period of four years.

Police ask anyone who may have additional information on Robbins to call the crimes against children division at 719-444-7535.


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