South East Wales

South Wales PC in court accused of assaulting teenager

PC Paul Evans Image copyright Wales News Service
Image caption PC Paul Evans has been charged with assault

A police officer has appeared in court charged with assaulting a 14-year-old boy in Bridgend in January.

PC Paul Evans of South Wales Police pleaded not guilty at Cardiff Magistrates' Court on Friday.

Wearing a dark blue suit and tie, Evans, from Bridgend, spoke only to confirm his name, address and to formally enter his plea.

District Judge Bodfan Jenkins granted Evans, 50, bail until a pre-trial hearing on 22 August.