An Aberystwyth man accused of assaulting a woman has been remanded in custody ahead of a trial.

Jason Pearce, of Top Flat, 4 Penmaesglas Road, pleaded not guilty to assaulting Maria Cadle in Aberystwyth on 17 January, as well as charge of criminal damage by damaging her mobile phone, when he appeared before Aberystwyth magistrates on 23 January.

The 46-year-old is due to stand trial on the charges at Aberystwyth Magistrates' Court on 19 March.

He was remanded in custody until that date.