A 66-year-old Redruth man has pleaded not guilty to a charge that he stalked a 14-year-old schoolgirl at a bus stop.

Leslie Brian Hicks, 66, of Sandy Lane, Redruth, pleaded not guilty at Truro Magistrates’ Court to stalking a 14-year-old schoolgirl as she waited for the school bus on dates between October and December at Redruth.

The case was adjourned to June 25 at Truro Magistrates’ Court. Bail conditions included not going to Redruth Town Centre between the hours of 7-8.30 am and 2.30-6pm and not to be in the company of anyone under the age of 18 years.