A CONVICTED RAPIST who breached the terms of his probation and fled Northern Ireland before being arrested by Gardaí in July has failed to show in court this week.
Edward Connors, 19, had failed to show up at a court in Northern Ireland on 16 July and a subsequent search led to his arrest nine days later in Dublin.
After appearing in court in Dublin he was charged with failing to notify authorities of his name, address and date of birth, according to BBC News, and was bailed to appear again before the court last Wednesday but he failed to show.
A bench warrant was issued and it is believed that Gardaí are now searching for the man.
Connors was convicted and imprisoned twice for raping an American tourist in a forest in west Belfast in 2008 when he was 15.
He was sentenced to eight years in jail before being released in March of this year having served four years.