A 25-year-old Haydock man has been charged with grooming a young girl for sex.
Christian Adamson, of Penny Lane, Haydock, denies meeting a 14-year-old with the intention of engaging in sexual activity.
He also denies encouraging a youngster to send naked pictures of herself to him. Adamson appeared before magistrates in St Helens and was remanded on conditional bail.
The alleged offences are said to have taken place in February this year and between May and July last year.