A 22-year-old “sexually confused” man has been given a 36-month community order after engaging in a sexual act with a teenage boy and holding indecent images of a child on his computer.

Nathan Knight, of Thackeray Road, Ravenscliffe, Bradford, pleaded guilty to three charges of making an indecent photograph of children and one of sexual activity with a child.

Knight and the boy, who was in care and aged 14 at the time of the offence, met through a group of friends in June 2012.

They were in contact on Facebook and met up in July 2012, when the one incident of sexual activity took place, Bradford Crown Court heard.