Mytholmroyd man, 48, admits to child grooming

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A Mytholmroyd man has appeared in court accused of grooming.

Richard Sladdin, aged 48, of Burnley Road, appeared at Bolton Crown Court on Monday to face a charge of attempting to meet a child following sexual grooming.

Sladdin, who appeared via video link, pleaded guilty to the charge.

He will next appear in court on Friday, April 7, when he will be sentenced.

He was remanded in custody until his court appearance next month