French Police Arrest Convicted On-The-Run Rapist

A 56-year-old convicted rapist who went on the run before his trial has been captured in France.

Police in Calais arrested George Doulat, from Filey, North Yorkshire, on Monday.

In his absence, Doulat was convicted at Bradford Crown Court for the rape, attempted rape and sexual assault of a 19-year-old woman in 2012.

He was sentenced to 10 years.

West Yorkshire Police have said that they are now working on securing his return to the UK.


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