A MAN is due to appear in court accused of causing ABH and drink-driving.

Lee Jardine, of New Hutton in Kendal, is accused of committing the offences in Ambleside on January 11.

The 37-year-old has been charged with assaulting Leah Bennett causing actual bodily harm.

He is also charged with driving a Mercedes in Windermere Road with an alcohol level of 65 microgrammes in 100 millilitres of breath. The limit is 35mcg.

Jardine will appear at Barrow court on Wednesday.