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Buckinghamshire sex abuse inquiry: Eight men in court

Eight men have appeared in court charged with sexually abusing girls following an inquiry into child sexual exploitation allegations dating to 2005.

The charges follow raids by Thames Valley Police in Aylesbury and other Buckinghamshire towns on Tuesday.

The eight appeared at Milton Keynes Magistrates' Court.

The defendants are from Aylesbury, Milton Keynes, Buckingham and Chesham, and are aged between 28 and 45.

They are due to appear at Amersham Crown Court on 8 September.

Three other men arrested in connection with the inquiry have been released without charge.

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