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Man accused of raping 15-year-old girl at a bus station finally caught by police after being on the run for two days

  • An alleged rapist was on the run in Victoria for days and skipped court 
  • Police put out a public cry for help on Monday in an attempt to locate him Victorian police revealed on Facebook the public helped locate the 42-year-old He has now been arrested in Moe in the Latrobe Valley in Victoria by local police 
  • The location he was found is the same area he allegedly raped a 15-year-old girl 

An alleged rapist is on the run in Victoria for days has been arrested in Moe, Latrobe Valley. 

Clinton Burke, 42, was found in the same town he allegedly raped a 15-year-old girl he met at a train station.

Victorian Police put a call out on Monday for assistance to find Mr Burke, who failed to turn up to court on January 25.

 

Alleged rapist Clinton Burke was missing in Victoria until police cried out for help 

Alleged rapist Clinton Burke was missing in Victoria until police cried out for help 

 Police posted the relieving news he had been located on their Facebook page just after midnight Tuesday morning.

'Clinton Burke is no longer wanted,' the statement read.

'With the assistance of the public police arrested Burke in Moe last night. 

'He is currently in police custody.' 

He is charged with three counts of allegedly raping a 15-year old girl he met in Moe 

He is charged with three counts of allegedly raping a 15-year old girl he met in Moe 

 Mr Burke is facing three charges of allegedly raping a girl in his home after approaching her at a train station. 

A Victorian Police spokesperson told the Celebrity Rave the man has been missing since he failed to appear in court in late January. 

She said he was found a few hours after police put out the call for help on Monday but could not reveal any new charges he faces. 

He allegedly took the woman back to her house after meeting her at a train station 

He allegedly took the woman back to her house after meeting her at a train station 

 

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