A MAN is due to appear in court charged in relation to child sex offences.

Julian Braculla, of Archdale Place, was arrested after arranging to meet a girl under the age of 16.

He was arrested in Bushey at around 11.30 pm on August 17, last year.

Hertfordshire Police confirmed he has been charged with:

•Attempting to engage in sexual communication with a child

•Arranging/facilitating the commission of a child sex offence

•Meeting a girl aged under 16 following grooming

During the hearing, he pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine and was fined £200.

The 36-year-old appeared at St Alban's Magistrates Court on August 18.

He was bailed to appear before St Albans Crown Court on September 21.

We will bring you updates on the case as we have them.