A man from Chorley has admitted making offensive comments on Facebook about the missing 5-year-old April Jones.
Matthew Wood, 20, pleaded guilty to posting 'grossly offensive' material at Chorley Magistrates Court.
April went missing in her home town of Machynlleth a week ago.
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