Scots paedophile arrested in Thailand after eight years on the run 

Dempster fled the country before he could be sentenced in 2014.

Lanarkshire man William Dempster arrested in Thailand fled Scotland over indecent images conviction iStock

A Scot has been arrested in Pattaya after he fled Scotland eight years ago over an indecent images conviction.

William Dempster, from Lanarkshire, was found guilty of possessing indecent images of children in 2014.

The 46-year-old was convicted in May 2014 and fled the UK before he could be sentenced.

He is then believed to have travelled to Thailand.

The Royal Thai Police, working with the National Crime Agency (NCA) and Police Scotland, arrested Dempster on an international warrant on Monday.

Police Scotland say he will now be subject to extradition proceedings.

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