Police investigating the disappearance of a Vietnamese girl in York have charged a man with child abduction.

15-year-old Linh Le, who speaks no English, went missing from her tour group in Coney Street. She was last seen with an Asian man on the bar walls above Station Rise, York at 4.40pm on Tuesday 6 August.

Detectives say a 25-year-old man has been charged with child abduction and facilitating a breach of immigration laws and is due to appear at York Magistrates' Court later.

Seven other people who were arrested in connection with the case have been released under investigation while inquiries continue, police add.

As part of the investigation, warrants have since been executed in the Staffordshire area and a further two people, a man and a woman, have been arrested there, according to North Yorkshire Police.

They remain in police custody.

Police say they are still actively searching for Linh Le and are appealing for any information that could help find her.