Sex offender who escaped Peterborough prison is found

Gintautas Urbonas has been re-arrested after escaping from Peterborough prison Credit: Cambridgeshire Police.

A convicted sex offender who escaped from Peterborough prison has been found.

Gintautas Urbonas, 51, was serving a 12-year sentence for rape, battery and sexual assault.

He was arrested in Peterborough just after midnight on Monday (January 29).

Five people - two men and three women - have been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.