A 37-year-old man from East Lancashire has been charged with engaging in sexual activity with a 14-year-old girl at city centre hotel.

Amjid Hussain, of Ebony Street, Blackburn was arrested on Monday at a hotel in Manchester.

Police had received reports of concern for the safety of the underage girl shortly 6pm.

Hussain was charged with one count of sexual activity with a child, and one count of grooming where an adult meets girl under the age of 16.

A police spokesperson said: "He has been remanded in custody until he appears at Manchester Crown Court on Wednesday February 26."