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Police are looking for a convicted rapist who escaped from a prison in South Gloucestershire.

Daniel Thompson, 34, failed to report for roll call at 4.45pm on Friday at Leyhill Prison, Avon and Somerset Police said.

He has just completed a 10-year sentence for rape and was on recall to prison for breaching a court order.

Police said he must not be approached.

Thompson is white and of slim build, 5ft 11ins tall with dark coloured short hair.

He has brown eyes and is clean shaven, with a tattoo on the right side of his neck.

He was last seen wearing a dark blue tracksuit.

Police say Thompson has links to Chester, Warrington and Darlington and may use the name Gavin Barry.

Anyone who sees him is asked to call 999 and cite IML 484890 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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