Two men have appeared before Blackburn magistrates charged with sex offences involving two 14 year old girls.

Andrew Paul Wells, 49, of Infirmary Street, Blackburn and Ian Richard Hindle, 32, of Church Walk, Blackburn, were both sent on bail to Preston Crown Court.

Wells faces charges of indecent assault, engaging in sexual activity in the presence of a child aged 14 and taking indecent photographs of a child.

Hindle faces four charges of unlawful sexual intercourse with a 14 year old girl and two charges of taking indecent photographs.