May 2023

A man has been jailed after an investigation into his internet activity revealed he had sexually assaulted young girls. 

Jonathon Warren, 32, of Edensor Road, Keighley was arrested from his home address in Keighley last October after police received information suggesting he was involved in the distribution of indecent images. 

He was taken into custody and his devices were seized.

These were found to contain a total of 2,086 indecent images of children. Within these were images and videos which showed him committing sexual acts on two girls, who were found to be aged 9 and 12 at the time. 

Further investigation by the Policing Online Investigations Team found evidence on his phone of distributing indecent images to other people. 

Warren was found to be in breach of a Sexual Harm Prevention Order and was charged with a total of 14 offences, which included seven relating to making and taking of indecent images and three of inciting a girl under 13 to engage in sexual activity. 

He was also charged with assaulting an emergency worker. 

He appeared before Bradford Crown Court on Friday 19 May and was given a life sentence with a review by parole in 6 years 8 months. He pleading guilty to all 14 charges at an earlier hearing.