Colombia nabs alleged serial child sex abuser: Report

BOGOTA (AFP) - A man known as the "Big Bad Wolf" in Colombia for allegedly sexually abusing 274 children and selling videos, has been captured in Venezuela, a report said on Sunday (Jan 21).

The suspect, Juan Carlos Sanchez, 37, has been arrested in neighboring Venezuela after being on the lam for years, Semana magazine reported.

Sanchez, believed to have been detained a few weeks ago, is awaiting extradition.

The suspect was previously detained in 2008 for suspected sex with a 14-year-old but was later released.