A Bradford man has been charged with a number of child sexual offences and possession of indecent images of children.

Robert Parsons, 21, of Wavertree Park Gardens, Wyke, was arrested by police today following an intelligence led arrest operation.

He has been charged with 18 offences including: Three offences of making indecent images of children; one offence of taking indecent images of a child; five offences of causing a computer to perform a function to secure unauthorised access to a programme/data; one offence of malicious communications; two offences of disclosing private sexual photographs and films with intent to cause distress; one offence of failure to comply with sex offender notification requirements; two breaches of an interim Sexual Harm Prevention Order and three breaches of a Sexual Harm Prevention Order.

He will appear at Bradford Magistrates' Court today.