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Another violent armed robber goes on the run

Londoner Simon Rhodes-Butler was jailed for seven years in 2011 after attacking and robbing a garage owner.

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Another violent armed robber goes on the run

Police have made an urgent appeal after another violent armed robber went on the run - from an open prison. 37-year-old Simon Rhodes-Butler was jailed for seven years in September 2011 after attacking and robbing a garage owner.

Simon Rhodes-Butler Credit: PA

Rhodes-Butler, who police describe as 'violent', absconded from Ford Prison in Ford, West Sussex, on May 22. The Londoner is the second person to flee the Category D open prison in as many months after fellow armed robber Kevin Brown vanished in April.

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