Statement from Cllr Baines, Leader of Calderdale Council:
“We always take allegations of sexual offences against children seriously and work closely with the West Yorkshire Police and Calderdale Safeguarding Children Board (CSCB) to protect children from physical, emotional and sexual abuse. We have been actively involved in this case and will continue to work with the Police and support those who are affected.
“If you are affected, or you are worried about the safety of a child please contact us on 01422 393336 during office hours or 01422 288000 at all other times.
“As this is an ongoing Police investigation we are unable to discuss any of the details of the case at this time.”
For further information visit: Police in Calderdale charge 25(external link)