Assault denied

A FILEY man has denied assaulting a woman and is due to stand trial in October.

Ian Thomas Peter Leybourn, 27, of Queen Street, is accused of common assault after an alleged incident in High Street, in Eastfield, on Sunday, August 7.

He appeared before Scarborough magistrates on Wednesday and was released on conditional bail.

Under the terms of the bail, Leybourn is prevented from entering a defined area of Scarborough Old Town and Castle headland, and is not to contact or approach the victim.