Fifteen people accused of raping girl under 16 in Yorkshire

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Police in Bradford have tonight charged 14 men and a 16-year-old male from Keighley with offences of rape and sexual activity with a child under 16.

The allegations are historic in nature having occurred between 2011 and 2012 and relate to, in the main, one female victim who was aged under 16 at the time. One of the allegations relates to a second victim was also under 16 at the time of the offence in 2009.

All those charged have been released on police bail and are due to appear at Bradford Magistrates Court on Tuesday, June 30.