Keighley child sexual exploitation: further arrests


May 25, 2022 | By Sally Smith |

May 25, 2022 | By Sally Smith |

Twelve further men have been arrested and charged in relation to non-recent offences of Child Sexual Exploitation in the Keighley area. 

The arrests are part of a number of ongoing investigations by West Yorkshire Police of offences which took place in the area from the 1990s onwards. Other investigations have focussed on Huddersfield, Dewsbury and Bradford.

The 12 men, who are now aged between 42 and 64 years, were charged with offences relating to two complainants. The offences alleged include gross indecency, indecent assault of a girl under 16, assault of a girl under 14, and also, in total, 16 counts of rape.

The men appeared before Bradford Magistrates Court on Friday 20 May when the case was committed to the Crown Court where the men will be tried in due course.

At Switalskis Solicitors we have a specialist team of lawyers who deal with historic sexual abuse cases such has this and have secured numerous financial settlements for survivors for the abuse that they were subject to. 

If you would like to discuss your case confidentially, please contact Sally Smith or Amy Clowrey on 01924 882000 or contact us by email: sally.smith@switalskis.com or amy.clowrey@switalskis.com.

Sally Smith

Sally is a solicitor within our Child Abuse Compensation team in Wakefield. She has worked in the legal profession since 1999 and joined Switalskis in October 2012. Sally's profile

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