Vicar charged with sexually abusing three teenagers

A vicar has been charged with sexually abusing three teenagers over three years.

The Reverend Peter Jarvis, 49, faces 11 counts relating to two boys and a girl aged from 13 to 17, allegedly carried out between 2009 and 2011.

The charges include abusing a position of trust, inciting sexual activity and engaging in sexual activity with a boy.

Mr Jarvis has been suspended from his duties at St Michael's Church in Spencers Wood, Reading.

He has been bailed to appear at Newbury Magistrates' Court on 23 January.

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