A FORMER priest accused of preying on children has been arrested.
Bill Carney, who ran a guesthouse in St Andrews, was in police custody last night and faces extradition to his native Ireland.
The 63-year-old, who left the church in Ireland in 1992, stands accused of abusing children while he was a priest.
He created a new life for himself with a wife in Fife and has also lived in Spain and the south of England.
Carney was arrested on a European Arrest Warrant in Warwickshire and faces a court appearance this week to decide whether he can be taken back to Ireland.
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