A HEREFORDSHIRE man has been sent for trial accused of assaulting a woman.

James Smith entered a not guilty plea when he appeared before magistrates in Hereford.

The court heard the 29-year-old is accused of assaulting a woman by beating in Hereford on December 12.

Smith, who is of The Bines, Clehonger, was sent for trial before Hereford magistrates on September 5.