A SLAITHWAITE man has appeared in court accused of possessing indecent images of children.
Neil Gilpin, of Manchester Road, was before Kirklees Magistrates Court yesterday.
He faces 11 charges of possession of indecent photos of both boys and girls between January and September last year.
The seriousness of the images range from level one images, depicting erotic posing, to level four, which shows penetrative sex between adults and children.
The 27-year-old faces a further four charges of making indecent pictures of a child on or before October 16.
The children involved in the alleged images are aged between three and 15.
Gilpin, a trained judo instructor, denies all of the charges.
A previous hearing in the Huddersfield court determined that the case was suitable to be heard there.
District Judge David Scanlon told him that his trial date will be fixed today.