Fugitive arrested after 27 years running from child sex abuse charges

One of the U.K.’s most wanted fugitives has finally been captured.

Richard Burrows, now 80 years old, was brought to Chester Crown Court in police custody Tuesday after he failed to show up to his trial in 1997, instead going on the run. After almost three decades evading the law, Burrows will now answer to charges that he assaulted kids at children’s homes in central England from 1969 to 1971, according to a statement from Cheshire police.

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