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A man extradited from New Zealand charged with sexual assault of a child in Wirral is now in custody in Merseyside.
Cecil John Thorn, 47 years, of Favona Road, Auckland, New Zealand was charged in 2016 with three counts of sexual assault of a girl under 13, and three counts of causing or inciting a girl under 13 to engage in sexual activity in Wirral.
He had been wanted on warrant and was extradited from New Zealand on Sunday 1 March, arriving in Merseyside today (Monday 2 March).
He has been remanded in custody in Merseyside and will appear at Liverpool Magistrates Court in due course.