30 year old US national Bobby James Simmons, of Ash Tree Lodge, Montagu Gardens, has been charged with 3 counts of Unlawful Possession of Indecent Images of Children.

The charges follow his arrest and execution of a search warrant at his residence on the 7th June this year in connection with an investigation conducted by officers of the RGP Safeguarding Unit.

Simmons was detained in Police custody overnight, and appeared before the Magistrates’ Court at 1000hrs today.

The RGP have stated that 'none of the images relating to this investigation relate to any children in Gibraltar.'