A MAN who admitted assaulting a woman will appear in court next month.

Sean Thomas Hudspith (25), of Hareshaw Linn, Bellingham, admitted a charge of assault occasioning actual bodily harm at an earlier hearing in August.

The court heard he assaulted the woman in Bellingham on August 23.

He appeared at Newcastle Crown Court last Thursday, but the case was adjourned until December 23.