A KILLER rapist is on the loose after absconding from court with the public warned “do not approach him”.

Ramion Tomlinson, 32, fled from guards at Sheffield Crown Court on December 8 last year.

Tomlinson, who has previous convictions for manslaughter and GBH, had just been found guilty of rape and sentenced to nine years in prison.

Urgent appeal as Killer Rapist fled from Sheffield Crown Court public warned not to approach 1

He is around 5ft 3ins tall with black hair and is believed to frequent the Manor, Stradbroke and Wybourn areas of Sheffield.

South Yorkshire Police said: “Investigations have been on going and despite numerous enquiries, Tomlinson remains outstanding. Officers are now asking for your help to help locate him.

“The public are asked not to approach Tomlinson.”

Tomlinson was jailed for six years after a man was left with a fractured skull during an “unprovoked attacked outside a club in Sheffield, in August 2011.

He kicked or jumped on victim Steve Hunt’s head head during the savage assault, a court heard.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call 999 and quote crime reference number 14/13023/18 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111