A WOMAN has appeared before Newport Magistrates' Court after being charged with three sexual offences.

Phoebe Pearce, 24, is accused of possession of an indecent photograph of a child under the age of 18 and two counts of being in breach of a sexual harm prevention order.

The defendant, of Harlequin Drive, Newport is alleged to have done so between January 2 and April 19.

Pearce is due to appear before the crown court on May 20.

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She was remanded in custody.