A POWYS man accused of assaulting a youth is to face trial later this year.

Darren Saunders, 48, is accused of assaulting the youth near his St Michaels Crescent home in Forden sometime between April 1-30 last year.

Appearing at Welshpool Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, April 30, Saunders denied assault.

He will return to Welshpool for a trial on July 15.