A MAN has pleaded not guilty to an assault of woman and criminal damage.

Kyle Anthony Atkinson, of Wigan Road, Leigh was due to face the charges at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, October 21.

Atkinson, 27, is accused of damaging a mobile phone to the value of £300 belonging to a woman in Bolton on June 14.

He is also accused of assaulting the woman on the same date, occasioning her actual bodily harm.

Atkinson pleaded not guilty on June 15.

He was due to appear back at the court on Wednesday.

The case was adjourned until December 8.

Atkinson was given conditional bail until then.