One of Britain's most wanted men arrested in Spain

One of Britain's most wanted men has been arrested in the Alicante resort of Calpe, in Spain.

BBC News reports that Andrew Moran, 31, from Salford, Manchester, was charged with taking part in a £25,000 armed robbery on a security van in Lancashire in 2005.

According to This is Lancashire, Mr Moran has been at large since February 2009, when he vaulted the dock and absconded from court during his trial at Burnley Crown Court. The jury later returned a guilty verdict and he was convicted in his absence.

He was placed on the Serious Organised Crime Agency's most wanted list, and has featured on Crimestoppers.

Spain's National Police said that officers found two firearms and ammunition in his property, following the arrest.

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