TWO Barnsley men have appeared at the Old Bailey accused of attempting to acquire hand grenades.

Jack Downend and Richard Jawadnass, both 21, appeared via video link from a prison in Leeds.

They are both charged with attempting to obtain two fragmentation grenades with intent to endanger life.

A provisional date for a trial at Leeds Crown Court has been scheduled for April 24.

Both men were remanded ahead of a plea and case management hearing in January.