Emmerdale spoilers: Is this the moment David catches his girlfriend Maya sleeping with his teenage son Jacob?

Maya becomes jealous and heads out on a mission to sleep with Jacob in Emmerdale

David walks in on his girlfriend Maya and teenage son Jacob who have just slept together in the village hall

Secret 'lovers' Maya Stepney (Louisa Clein) and Jacob Gallagher (Joe Warren Plant) face a heart-in-mouth moment when David Metcalfe (Matthew Wolfenden) storms in to the village hall where they have just slept together. With David having found out that his son Jacob ruined his date night with his girlfriend Maya, he wants words with him, unaware that the pair are in the middle of an 'affair'.

Jacob lashes out at David in Emmerdale

Jacob starts a row with David in Emmerdale to deflect attention from his sordid secret affair with Maya

As the shopkeeper strides in to the village hall knowing Jacob will be there after footie, there's panic. Maya manages to hide while Jacob fronts up to his dad accusing him of not putting his kids' first. David swallows it and is none the wiser about what is going on so blatantly under his very nose. But when he finds Maya's earring on the hall floor is the predatory teacher's sick game up?

David finds one of Maya's earrings on the floor in Emmerdale

David finds one of his girlfriend Maya's earrings on the village hall floor…

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