York paedophile captured in Crete
6:24pm 8th October 2009
A paedophile, who absconded from a sex offenders hostel in York in 2007, has been captured in Crete.
56 year old Stephen Burnell was named on a list of the 10 most wanted fugitives believed to be hiding in Spain's 'Costa del Crime'.
He was arrested on Wednesday and will return to the UK to face a jail term of 9 years imprisonment.
He was sentenced in his absence for a string of sex offences, including crimes against a nine year old girl.
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