Arrest warrant issued for ex-Calderdale councillor after he fails to turn up for court

Police have been told to search for a former Calderdale councillor after he did not turn up for his first appearance in court.

By sarah fitton
Thursday, 28th April 2022, 9:28 am
Updated Thursday, 28th April 2022, 9:31 am

Rob Holden, who was an Independent councillor for Ryburn on the borough council and also a member of Ripponden Parish Council, was due to appear before Bradford Magistrates Court yesterday accused of 31 voyeurism offences, three indecent images offences and 32 computer misuse offences.

But a warrant has been issued for his arrest after he failed to appear.

Holden, 49 and of Row Lane in Sowerby Bridge, resigned his seats on both Calderdale Council and Ripponden Parish Council last year.

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