A man from West Yorkshire has been jailed for ten years after he pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting young boys and sharing images of the abuse on the internet. Dusan Juran, who's 25, and from Bradford Road, Shipley, was sentenced at Bradford Crown Court after admitting four charges.
Juran was arrested when officers from West Yorkshire Police’s Abusive Images Unit carried out a search warrant of his home in November last year, after receiving information about the online distribution of indecent images and movies.
Following an investigation, Juran, a Czech national, admitted that he had abused a 10-year-old child while on holiday in the Czech Republic.
Evidence of this was found on the computer along with naked photographs of another young boy, who was believed to be about six years old.
Speaking after sentence, Detective Constable John Higgins, of West Yorkshire Police’s Abusive Images Unit, said:
"The term of imprisonment passed down today reflects the severity of these offences. The victims were young boys who do not live in the UK. This case demonstrates that West Yorkshire Police will robustly investigate any offences committed against vulnerable children in our society, not just in the UK, but anywhere in the world."
A pensioner is in a serious condition following a road collision on Thursday.
The 75-year-old was in collision with a a green Skoda Octavia along Leeds Road towards Shipley at around 7:45pm.
He was taken to hospital with serious head and leg injuries and remains in a serious but stable condition today.
Police are appealing for any information which may help them in their enquiries.
The driver was unhurt.
NEW: Due to safety checks being made between Shipley and Skipton all lines are blocked.
Sunday Trading laws are 'out of date and unjustifiable' according to a West Yorkshire MP. Philip Davies, who represents Shipley wants to see current rules relaxed - allowing supermarkets to open for longer at the weekend.
He believes the change - which is already in place in Scotland - would give people more choice and ultimately help to save them money.
A man who was caught on camera doing wheelies on his scooter now faces the prospect of having his bike crushed.
The 20 year-old Baildon man's bike was confiscated by police and now must prove he owns it and pay for storage.
Sergeant Craig Marshall, of the Shipley Area Neighbourhood Team, said:
"At about 11.52pm on Monday, officers were called to an address in Cliffe Avenue, Baildon, following a report of criminal damage at the property.
"Officers conducted a detailed search of the area for suspects, but no one was found in the vicinity. "Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101."
Sunday trading hours should be relaxed during the World Cup, the Commonwealth Games, and the run up to Christmas to give a boost to high street retailers, an MP has said.
Tory Philip Davies (Shipley) called for a permanent abolition of the restrictions but initially asked for a relaxation in a similar vein to that which happened during the 2012 London Olympics.
Business Minister Matthew Hancock said the debate "is undoubtedly happening" within Government.
During business questions, Mr Davies said: "Given that during the Olympic Games sales increased by 2.8% in London and 6.2% outside of London as a result of the relaxation of the Sunday trading laws will you consider a further relaxation?
"Perhaps during the World Cup, the Commonwealth Games, and the run-up to Christmas.
"Or even better still abolish the restrictions altogether to help bricks and mortar retailers compete with those trading online."
Mr Hancock replied: "We relaxed the rules during the Olympics and we said at that time that we'd make an assessment of the impact of that, which is a debate which is undoubtedly happening."
A protest against planned new homes was staged in Bradford today.
Around a hundred and fifty residents marched through Thackley against plans put forward to the city council to build hundreds more houses on green fields between Thackley and Shipley. Councillor Jeanette Sunderland says the area simply cannot cope.
Around 150 residents have staged a protest walk in Bradford over plans to build more homes on land between Shipley and Thackley. The walk is against proposals by Persimmon Homes to build 330 new homes.
Police investigating the disappearance of a Bradford man have made an arrest. Officers believe Sajid Saddique, who went missing seven years ago on Valentines day, now believe he has been murdered. A man has been arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice.
Police have issued a photo of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a robbery in Shipley.
Dale Anthony Poppleton, aged 32, from Bradford, is wanted by police for questioning about the raid, which happened in Bradford Road on 11 January.
Police are making enquiries into his whereabouts, but are appealing to the public to contact them with any information.
He is described as white, around 6ft tall and of stocky build with fair hair.
He is believed to still be in the Bradford area.