Facing an assault charge jointly with another person, a Helston man pleaded not guilty at Truro's magistrates' court.

Damien Richard Crowle, aged 19, of Grange Road, Helston, is accused of assaulting Adam Cooper at Helston on March 3, jointly with Kieran John Beckerleg, aged 18, c/o Tenderah Road, Helston.

Beckerleg also faces additional charges of assaulting Aidan Postle and James Hughes on the same date. He did not attend the court hearing and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Crowle's case was adjourned to November 11 for trial at the magistrates' court.