Agents of the National Police have arrested in Alicante a man of Belgian nationality who was wanted by the Authorities of that country for a crime of child abduction, having fled together with his two-year-old son of whom he did not have custody.
The fugitive, who had had problems with his ex-wife over custody, should have left his youngest son in the nursery at the beginning of April this year, so that his mother would pick him up later, although he never did, fleeing in his vehicle.
The Belgian authorities tracked him down to Antwerp, where he possibly took a ferry to Mallorca, from where his whereabouts were unknown. Finally a European Arrest Warrant for Extradition, as well as a control as a missing person for the minor.
The vehicle of the arrested person, with Belgian license plates and loaded with belongings, did not go unnoticed by two agents of the National Police of the Alicante North District Police Station, who stopped him. After verifying the identity of the driver, they verified how the aforementioned European Arrest Order was in force, for which he ended up detained. His youngest son was also traveling in the vehicle, who was admitted to the Alicante Provincial Home waiting to be handed over to his mother, who has custody of it.
The 50-year-old detainee, who faces a sentence of five years in prison for these events, was placed at the disposal of the Central Court of Instruction number five of the National High Court, which will be in charge of carrying out the necessary procedures for, in your case, execute the Extradition Order.