Sean Cawthray: Hunt for rapist who walked out of Leyhill Open Prison

Hunt for rapist who walked out of prison: Serial attacker vanishes from the 'Savoy of Slammers' Sean Cawthray, 41, left Leyhill Open Prison in south Gloucestershire In 2002 Cawthray attempted to kidnap 14-year-old girl at a bus stop Police advise public to dial 999 immediately if they see him Previously been jailed for four years in 1990 for rape and attempted rape, and for eight years in 1993, after a further rape conviction By Andy Dolan PUBLISHED: 14:29 GMT, 1 January 2013 | UPDATED: 10:32 GMT, 2 January 2013 Warning: Sean Cawthray, 41, is being hunted by police after walking out of an open jail A sex attacker is being hunted by police after vanishing from a notorious open prison. Sean Cawthray, 41, was locked up indefinitely in 2002 after attempting to kidnap a 14-year-old girl at a bus stop. He had previously served two jail terms for rape

Arsonist Edward Macdonald tried to set alight to man"s flat while on day release from open Hollesley Bay open prison

'Dangerous' arsonist serving life sentence who was sent to an open prison tried to torch man's flat while on day release Macdonald sentenced to life in 1996 after admitting arson at block of flatsHe failed to return to open prison after day release for community workHe was AWOL for three months before trying to burn down shop and flat | UPDATED: 17:22 GMT, 12 December 2012 Arsonist: Macdonald pleaded guilty to arson with intent to endanger life and arson when he appeared before Norwich Crown Court An arsonist tried to burn down a man's flat after being allowed out of his open prison for a community work placement, a court heard Edward Macdonald, 46, went on the run after being given day release for a community work placement at the Ransomes Europark industrial estate on June 28. Norwich Crown Court heard how he failed to return to Hollesley Bay open prison, Suffolk, having been deemed 'minimal risk' by the prison authorities.