Numerous people emerged from Bradford Crown Court with their faces obscured today.

There was a police presence and numerous members of the public were outside Bradford Crown Court this morning.

A number of people came out of the court in City Square wearing balaclavas and covering their faces.

It was not clear who these people were.

Numerous members of the public were milling around, and there was jeering and shouting heard outside the court.

The activity coincided with the appearance in court of 16 men from Halifax charged with historic sex offences.