Hebden Bridge man accused of child grooming

News update
News update

A Hebden Bridge man has appeared in court accused of attempting to meet a girl under the age of 16 following grooming.

Richard Sladdin, aged 48, of Burnley Road, appeared before Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court on February 13.

Following the appearance, Sladdin was remanded in custody.

He will appear in court again next month and a pre-trial preparation hearing has been scheduled to take place on Monday, March 13 at Bolton Crown Court.