Child sexual exploitation - Oxford - One man charged

25/07/2012

Thames and Chiltern Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) together with Thames Valley Police can confirm that another man has been charged in connection with Operation Bullfinch, an investigation into child exploitation in Oxford.

The 25-year-old man, from Maidenhead, has been charged with conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with a child, and sexual activity with a child.

He has been remanded in custody to appear at court this morning, Wednesday, 25 July 2012.

Notes to editors:

The joint investigation, being carried out by Thames Valley Police and Oxfordshire County Council's Children, Education and Families Department, is aimed at rescuing potential victims and securing convictions of suspects believed to be responsible for these crimes.

At this time we will not be confirming the name of the person charged and the media are advised to attend court for further details.  The media can obtain the name of the court from the Thames and Chiltern CPS Area Communications Manager or the Thames Valley Police press bureau.