Ian Rodney Pressley, aged 49, of Snugborough Avenue, Union Mills, has pleaded not guilty to common assault.

The offence is alleged to have been committed on March 4.

He was represented in court by advocate David Clegg.

A pre-trial review will be held in summary court on June 1.

Bail continues in the sum of £500 with conditions to live at his home address and not to contact the complainant.