One of Britain’s ‘most wanted’ criminals arrested in Lisbon

Paul Buchanan was wanted for attempted rape

LAST UPDATED: 18 Aug, 2015 @ 17:29

POLICE in Lisbon have seized one of Britain’s most wanted criminals, thought to be hiding out on the Costa del Sol.

Paul Buchanan
Paul Buchanan

Paul Buchanan, a 29-year-old from New York, was being hunted by British authorities for the attempted rape of a girl in Worcestershire.

He was stopped and questioned by the police at Garo do Oriente without identification.

Buchanan is the fifth ‘most wanted’ British criminal arrested in Spain this year.

He is the second arrest made this month following leader of international drug ring Anthony Dennis, who was arrested in the UK after hiding out in Spain.

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