A man charged with offences of child sex abuse, following an investigation by Hampshire Constabulary’s Child Abuse Investigation Team, is due to appear in court today (Tuesday 21 March).
Michael Ian Lee Gibbons, 26, of Dickens Way, Yateley, faces 16 counts of serious sexual offences against children under the age of 13.
The charges relate to alleged offences against children at locations in north Hampshire and Berkshire from 2009 onwards.
Gibbons will appear at Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court today.
Anyone who would like to report a sexual offence can do so by calling 101. Minicom users can phone 18001 101.
Alternatively, information can be given anonymously by phoning the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.
For more details about Hampshire Constabulary’s approach to preventing and investigating child sexual exploitation (CSE) and abuse, please visit our website.