Jamie Chapman, aged 28, will appear before Birmingham Magistrates Court this morning (11/11), charged with serious sexual offences.

Chapman, who is a nursery worker, was arrested on Wednesday (09/11) from his home address in Smiths Wood, following charge he was remanded to appear before magistrates.

He was charged on Thursday (10/11), with four counts of causing/inciting a boy 13 to 15 to engage in sexual activity, two counts of causing/inciting the sexual exploitation of a child aged 13 to 17, rape of a boy aged 13 to 15.

He is also charged with taking an indecent photograph/pseudo photograph of a child, distributing an indecent photograph/pseudo photograph of a child and six counts of making an indecent photograph/pseudo photograph of a child.

Following a search of the address, a number of items of computer equipment were seized.

Police are liaising with the nursery where he is employed as well as previous places of work. At this stage of the inquiry there is no evidence to suggest any inappropriate contact between the worker and children at the nursery.