Man arrested in Spain over Bath child sex offences

A man wanted over child sex offences in Bath has been arrested in Spain.

Lewis Knight, 60, was arrested by Spanish police in Torres de Segre, near Barcelona, on 23 August.

He was charged with seven counts of sexual abuse in 1999 but failed to turn up to Bristol Crown Court in February 2000.

After appearing in a Madrid court he was refused bail while an extradition request is considered. He now faces at least 18 charges.

Mr Knight was arrested after Avon and Somerset Police issued a European arrest warrant in July.

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