Serial rapist Anthony Curran is back on the streets after he was freed early from a rape sentence despite bringing terror to the streets of Tyneside.
At the time the case sparked outrage when it was revealed that Curran had been released early after being jailed for another violent rape in 2002.
But he is now free once again, after serving the nine year minimum term imposed by a judge.
Friends of Curran’s victims fear he may return to Cullercoats, where he is thought to have family.
And today as the row over the release of London black cab rapist John Worboys continues, questions are being asked about