North Yorkshire Police says it is aware of what it describes as an “inappropriate WhatsApp group” which is circulating amongst young people in the Selby area.
An investigation has been launched to establish the full circumstances including how the group was created.
Parents are asked to ensure their children are not part of this group and to continue to monitor their devices.
If you suspect that your child is at risk of sexual exploitation or think someone you know has been a victim, or may be soon be, visit the North Yorkshire Police website or call 101.
Further information on how to keep your child safe on the internet can be found here https://www.ceop.police.uk/Safety-Centre/
No more details of the group have been made public by officers.