A 17-YEAR-OLD has been charged with a series of sex offences - including causing a child to engage in prostitution or pornography.

The youth was officially charged with seven offences by Thames Valley Police on Wednesday, August 20, having first been arrested on March 28.

He faces five counts of engaging in penetrative sexual activity with a girl aged 13 to 15, one count of causing/inciting a child aged 13-17 to prostitution/pornography, and a further count of possession of an indecent photograph/pseudo-photograph of a child.

Police said the charges relate to offences which took place between February 2013 and March this year in the Princes Risborough area.

He has been released on bail and is due to appear at Wycombe Youth Court on September 5.