A BARROW man is set to appear in court accused of possessing indecent images of animals.

John Rigg, of Risedale Road, has been charged with three counts of making an indecent photographs of a child.

The 53-year-old is accused of making five indecent images between February and April of last year.

He is also accused of possessing an extreme pornographic image involving a person and a dog.

Rigg will appear at South Cumbria Magistrates' Court on Tuesday.