A MAN will be sentenced next month after admitting to inciting a teenage girl to engage in sexual activity.

Shaun Ridley (36), of Centurion Way, Heddon-on-the-Wall, appeared at Newcastle Crown Court on Thursday charged with inciting a girl aged between 13 and 15 to engage in non-penetrative sexual activity.

The charge refers to an incident on April 1, 2017.

He will return to Newcastle Crown Court to be sentenced on August 6.