Police hunt rape suspect after escape from court

Police hunt rape suspect after escape from court

British police are hunting a rape suspect who absconded from custody while attending a court hearing.

Jack McRae (aged 23) was at a preliminary hearing at Southampton Crown Court for an upcoming rape trial having been transported from prison.

Police hunt rape suspect after escape from court

He absconded from the courtroom at around 10.51am on Tuesday.

He was wearing a grey T-shirt and dark trousers with a belt.

He is described as a white male, brown hair, proportionate build, 180cm tall, and does not have facial hair.

A Hampshire police spokesman said: "If you see him, please call 999 immediately.

"Although he is not considered a danger to the general public, we would advise you not to approach him.

"Anyone found to be assisting him could face criminal action if they've committed an offence."


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