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Police searching for two sex offenders

(l-r) Christopher Addison and Scott Noon Credit: Avon and Somerset Police

Police are hunting for two sex offenders who have absconded from an open prison.

Christopher Addison, 37, and Scott Noon, 41, both left HMP Leyhill in South Gloucestershire at about 5.45pm on Thursday.

Both men are currently serving indeterminate sentences - Addison for a sexual assault and Noon for rape and grievous bodily harm.

Addison has been described as white, 5ft 10in tall with a thin build and clean-shaven. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He has "MAM" tattooed on his right upper arm.

Noon is white, 5ft 8ins tall and of medium build, with brown hair, a moustache and blue eyes.

"Addison has links to the Teesside area while Noon has links to South Yorkshire."

– Avon and Somerset Police

Police are asking anyone who sees either man to call 999 and give the reference number 5217172019.

Anyone with information as to their whereabouts is being asked to call 101 and quote the same number.


Police say owner of dog that mauled poodle has come forward

Police say the dog's owner has come forward after their appeal for information. Credit: PA

Police say the owner of a dog believed to have been involved in an incident in south Bristol in which another dog was killed has come forward.

A man voluntarily attended a police station this afternoon.

This follows an Avon and Somerset Constabulary appeal for information about the incident in Malago Park, Bedminster Down, on Saturday (22 July).

Police say enquiries into this incident are continuing.


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