A Halifax man appeared before magistrates this morning charged with sexual offences in relation to incidents in parts of Calderdale.

John Oswin aged 56 of Grove Court, Halifax appeared before Bradford Magistrates Court today ( May 10) charged with 10 offences of causing a person to engage in sexual activity without consent.

He was remanded in custody to appear before Bradford Crown Court on June 7.

The 56 year-old was arrested following reports to police of a man approaching women in parks in Calderdale and showing them indecent images.

Enquiries into the matter remain ongoing by Calderdale CID and officers are appealing for anyone with information of incidents that have not yet reported to police to come forward.

Information can be given either using the 101LiveChat function on the website by calling 101 quoting reference 13230245226.