Two males, one aged 18 and one 17, will appear before Magistrates in Birmingham on Friday morning charged with a significant number serious offences against teenagers following their arrest on Thursday morning.
The 17-year-old male, from Stoke-on-Trent, who can’t be named for legal reasons, has been charged 13 offences including inciting a 13-15 year-old to engage in sexual activity, rape,and kidnap.
The second male, 18-year-old Jason Hendry Price from Burnaby Road, Stoke-onTrent has been charged 14 offences including rape, sexual assault, aiding rape, kidnap and attempted kidnap. The offences are alleged to have been committed during 2014 and 2014 and are part of a sexual exploitation investigation.
Staffordshire Police together with local partners have taken action to safeguard those affected by these offences.
UPDATE: Both males have been remanded in custody until their next appearance on 16 October.