A 48-YEAR-OLD man has been remanded in custody after admitting sexual offences against a 10-yea-old boy.

Mark Bullingham, of Nouncells Cross, Bisley Old Road, Stroud pleaded guilty at Gloucester Crown Court on Tuesday to orally raping the boy between 1st July and 7th August this year.

He also admitted assaulting the boy by penetration, sexually assaulting the boy, causing a child to engage in sexual activity and taking two indecernt pictures of the boy.

Judge Jamie Tabor QC remanded Bullingham in custody until September 12 for a pre-sentence report but warned him that prison is inevitable.