BREAKING NEWS: Man charged over indecent images

A MAN who was arrested in Selsey last year, was charged with making indecent images of children yesterday (July 31).

David Ward, 38, now of Canute Road, Southampton, was charged with six offences relating to making a total of 24 indecent images of children.

He is due to appear on bail at Brighton Magistrates Court of Thursday, August 22.

Ward had been arrested at his then address in Selsey on Tuesday, August 21, 2012, by officers from the Paedophile On Line Investigation Team (POLIT) of Sussex Police, on suspicion of possession of indecent images of children.

A laptop computer was seized for examination and he was subsequently released on police bail while enquiries continued.

A police spokesman said: “There are no allegations of any contact offending, and none of the images relate to local children.”