A 16-year-old has avoided a detention sentence after admitting engaging in sexual activity with his half-sister.

The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, committed the offences in South Oxfordshire between June 18, 2011, and January 13 last year.

He was made subject to a youth rehabilitation order with an requirement banning him from drinking alcohol or taking illegal drugs until he is 18, a supervision requirement for three years, and a behaviour programme requirement.