SIX men have appeared in court charged with serious sexual offences of a teenage girl.
The offences relate to incidents that took place in May 2010 against a 15-year-old girl who was found by police at an address in Ravensthorpe on May 12.
Following their arrest the men all answered bail on Tuesday and were charged.
They appeared before Dewsbury Magistrates Court yesterday.
Ali Rehman, 26, is charged with three counts of rape and one of attempted rape; Faifar Younis, 23, is charged with rape; Wahid Hussain, 20, and Hasan Rehman, are both charged with attempted rape.
Larasab Hussain, 46, and Saqib Hussain, 31, are both charged with sexual assault.
The charges follow a lengthy investigation into child sexual exploitation undertaken by police from Dewsbury CID and the safeguarding unit.
All of the men are from the Ravensthorpe area except for Larasab Hussain who is from Dewsbury.