Convicted Child Rapist Escapes Melbourne 'Facility'
Police are searching for a child rapist who has escaped from a facility in Fairfield.
Christopher Austen, 22, was sentenced in 2013 to sexually assaulting and threatening a five-year-old boy.
He is serving a five year residential placement order at the psychiatric facility.
He escaped at around 11:30PM.
Nobody is urged to go near him.
Austen is described as being 166cm tall, medium build with short dark hair and a rats tail.
He was last seen wearing blue shorts, white sneakers, black socks, a dark baseball cap and a dark windcheater.
Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts should call Triple Zero (000) immediately.