Shaun Tudor, 43, who has spent his entire adult life in psychiatric hospitals including two spells in the maximum security Rampton, dragged his terrified victim into bushes 250 yards from his home in Rainworth, Notts, before sexually assaulting and attempting to rape him.
It also emerged in court that he had previously assaulted two young boys, including one while on weekend leave from a psychiatric hospital in Birmingham.
Furthermore, there are sure to be searching questions to those who authorised Tudor's leave after it was revealed that in a pre-sentence report he had said: 'I will definitely re-offend against children if I am released into the community.'
Nottingham Crown Court heard yesterday that after the latest attack, Tudor had told the traumatised youngster he would 'track him down and kill him' if he reported the incident.
But the boy broke down in tears when he returned home and Tudor was eventually arrested following a huge manhunt after failing to return to the unit where he was being treated. Read More