Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Man charged with child sex offences in Hampshire and Berkshire

A man has been charged with child sex offences against seven alleged victims.

Michael Gibbons, of Dickens Way in Yateley, Hampshire, faces 16 counts of serious sexual offences against children under 13.

Police said the alleged offences happened at locations in north Hampshire and Berkshire from 2009.

The 26-year-old appeared at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court earlier and was bailed to appear at Winchester Crown Court on 19 April.