A man from Chorley will appear in court this morning after abusive comments were posted online about missing April Jones.
The schoolgirl disappeared a week ago.
Matthew Wood, who is 20, has been charged with making offensive remarks on Facebook
A Lancashire Police spokesperson said: "Matthew Wood, 20, of Eaves Lane, Chorley is charged under Section 127 of the Communications Act 2003 with sending by means of a public electronic communications network a message or other matter that is grossly offensive.
"He will appear at Chorley Magistrates on Monday"