Woman will face trial after denying assault

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A SOUTH Tyneside woman facing an assault charge is set to stand trial later this year.

Laura Tinn is accused of carrying out a common assault against a male in Hebburn. The offence is alleged to have taken place on Tuesday, February 18.

The 24-year-old denied the charge when she appeared before South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court.

Tinn, of West Moffett Street, South Shields, is due back at the court for the trial into the matter on October 3.

She was granted unconditional bail until her next court date.