Merseyside man denies pinching female PCSO's bottom

A Merseyside man who allegedly pinched the bottom of a female Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) has denied sexual assault.

Bradley Richards, 27, of Round Hey, Stockbridge Village, has been accused of assaulting the on-duty officer while she was speaking to a group of youths.

Liverpool Crown Court heard that he allegedly said: "Can I have your number?", before squeezing her buttock.

Mr Richards was bailed until his two-day trial on 14 November.

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