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Runaway teacher returns to UK

Runaway teacher Jeremy Forrest has been extradited to the UK after going on the run with his 15-year-old pupil. The 30-year-old married amateur musician is understood to be at a French airport awaiting a flight.

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Jeremy Forrest lands in UK

Forrest was held in France on suspicion of child abduction before being extradited to Britain. Credit: Police

Runaway teacher Jeremy Forrest was extradited to the UK today after going on the run with a pupil.

The 30-year-old married amateur musician, from Ringmer, near Lewes, East Sussex, now faces questioning by British officers.

At Gatwick Airport in West Sussex this afternoon, Forrest disembarked a flight with a towel covering his head before being taken away in a police van which was waiting on the Tarmac.

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