An Isle of Wight man accused of sexual assault has appeared in court.

David Thornes, 39, of Mary Rose Avenue, Wootton, entered no plea before magistrates on April 16.

It is alleged between January and March 2020, Mr Thornes inappropriately touched a female without her consent.

He saw his case sent to the Isle of Wight Crown Court for a plea and trial preparation hearing on May 20.

He has been granted unconditional bail.