Manhunt as sex offender escapes from prison

Police are hunting for a sex offender who has escaped from prison.

Gintautas Urbonas, 51, is currently serving a 12-year sentence at HMP Peterborough for offences including attempted rape, battery and sexual assault, according to Cambridgeshire Police.

The police have warned members of the public not to approach Urbonas, but to call them immediately with any information regarding his whereabouts.

Anyone who might he harbouring Urbonas has been warned that they could be prosecuted for doing so.

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