A man was due to appear before magistrates today (Monday) charged with firearms and sexual offences after a search at a house in Gledholt.

Police said Martin Davies, 46, of Gledholt Bank, Gledholt, had been charged with three counts of possession of a firearm; sexual exploitation of a girl aged between 13 and 17 and paying for the sexual services of a girl aged 16-17.

He was due to appear before Bradford Magistrates’ Court this morning.

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Police officers searching a house in Gledholt Bank on Sunday found a suspicious device and the army bomb disposal unit was called.

The device was examined and dealt with.