UK Return Set For Runaway Teacher

The teacher arrested on suspicion of abducting 15-year-old Sussex schoolgirl Megan Stammers is to be extradited.

A French court has ruled that Jeremy Forrest, 30, from Ringmer, East Sussex, can be sent back to the UK.

He will be flown back within 10 days.

The pair travelled to France on 20 September but failed to use return ferry tickets three days later.

The Maths teacher did not appear in court but was represented by lawyer Daniel Lalanne.

Mr Lalanne said: "The decision was as expected. Jeremy Forrest will be handed over to the British authorities with his agreement."


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