Accused child molester captured in Hampton after 7 years on the run

Posted at 4:57 PM, Nov 12, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-12 17:24:22-05

Hampton, Va. – An alleged child molester was on the run for 7 years but now authorities say he has finally been taken off the streets.

They’ve arrested 32-year-old Daniel Soriano Avila, a Chesterfield man. He was wanted for several sexual offense charges.

He was captured on Thursday morning. The U.S. Marshals received a tip that Avila may have been living on Roland Drive in Hampton.

He has been charged with abduction and kidnapping, aggravated sexual battery, indecent liberties with a child and object sexual penetration.

Avila is now being held at the Chesterfield County Jail.