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'Most wanted' man Jamie Acourt arrested in Barcelona

'Most wanted' man Jamie Acourt arrested in Barcelona

Jamie Acourt, pictured in police custody in Spain, faces an extradition hearing
One of Britain's most wanted fugitives, Jamie Acourt, has been captured in Spain on suspicion of drug offences.A joint operation between the National Crime Agency (NCA), Metropolitan Police and Spanish National Police tracked him to Barcelona.Armed officers detained Mr Acourt after he left the Metropolitan Sagrada Familia Gym on Friday afternoon.The 41-year-old from south London is wanted by police investigating the large-scale supply of drugs.
Jamie Acourt pictured in 1998
A spokesman for the Met said: "The EAW (European Arrest Warrant) was issued as part of the Met's efforts to trace Acourt in relation to an investigation into the unlawful supply of controlled substances.
"This relates to an investigation launched in 2016 by detectives from the Serious and Organised Crime Command."Extradition proceedings now await."Mr Acourt will appear at court in Madrid early next week for an extradition hearing.Mr Acourt was last seen in the UK on 1 Februrary 2016, in the Eltham area.Prior to his move to Spain he was known to visit south-west London and areas of Surrey.
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