An on-going investigation into a Bradford free school has seen a 41-year-old man arrested on suspicion of fraud.

West Yorkshire Police released this update today after first been called to investigate Kings Science Academy when auditors from the Department for Education found major concerns with the school’s finances.

Detective Superintendent Lisa Griffin, Head of Crime for Bradford District, said: “As part of West Yorkshire Police’s ongoing investigation into matters at Kings Science Academy, Bradford, a 41-year-old man has today been arrested at premises in Bradford and is currently being questioned in relation to suspected fraud offences.”

The 41-year-old man has now been released on bail pending further enquiries.