A MAN has appeared in court charged with multiple child sex offences which took place in Barnsley.

Jordan Parnham, 23 formerly of Kirkby Close, Pontefract, appeared before Barnsley Magistrates’ Court yesterday charged with three counts of rape, one count of causing a child to watch/look at images of sexual activity, and one count of causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.

The charges relate to alleged offences against multiple children from Barnsley, who cannot be named for legal reasons.

He has been remanded in custody and will appear before Sheffield Crown Court on Thursday April 4.