A rapist who plied a young girl with alcohol and then assaulted her has been on the run for a year.
Ransford Buabeng was convicted of rape last September in his absence and is facing a 10-year prison sentence when he is eventually caught.
Buabeng, formerly of Morris Close, Rugby, but who has ties to Coventry, raped the girl alongside another man – Christian Acheampong, 40, from Drake Street, Rugby – in September 2012.
Police are actively trying to find Buabeng and today appealed to the public to help find him.
Detective Sergeant Gareth Unett, of Warwickshire Police, said: “Buabeng was charged and given court bail in December 2015 regarding this case, but stopped complying with his bail conditions in September 2016 and is believed to