Wigan man to go on trial after denying assault and throttling charges

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A man will go on trial charged with assault and intentional strangulation.

Scott King, 38, of Yewdale Road in Ashton, is accused of deliberately throttling a woman and causing her actual bodily harm on March 19.

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He appeared at Bolton Crown Court this week, when he pleaded not guilty to the offences.

A trial date was fixed for July 29, before which time he is on bail with conditions which include not approaching the complainant and observing a night-time, electronically-tagged curfew.