A 19-year-old has been jailed for five years for sexual offences against children in High Wycombe.

Paul Ives, 19, from Micklefield Road, High Wycombe was found unanimously guilty by a jury of seven counts of sexual activity with a child at Aylesbury Crown Court on April 29, police revealed today.

The court heard he had abused five victims aged between 14 and 16 between 2011 and 2013.

He was sentenced to five years’ imprisonment.

Investigating officer, Det Con Ami Chapple, of Force CID at High Wycombe, said: "I am delighted with the sentence imposed upon Ives for the heinous crimes he committed.

"I hope the sentence brings some closure to his victims, who have been extremely brave during the initial police investigation and subsequent trial.

"I would also like to thank all the officers who worked on the case to bring justice to the victims."